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RAW Mangosteen and xanthones: Here's how to get raw mangosteen powder that hasn't been damaged by pasteurization

Tuesday, October 09, 2012
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...)
Tags: mangosteen, powder, xanthones


(NaturalNews) One of the things I love about my job is that I get to research and write about some of the most amazing superfoods in the world: Turmeric, acai, aronia, chia and more. I'm convinced that we live in a world of nutritional abundance if we only take the steps to access what's available to us right now -- more than at any other time in the history of the world.

Think about it: Just a hundred years ago, virtually no one in the western world had access to acai, or camu camu, or even rooibos tea. Ancient explorers spent months on the road, braving bandits and harsh conditions to bring home valuable edibles from the spice trade, but today, the astounding nutritional power of these superfoods can be delivered right to your door in a cardboard box. It's truly amazing.

Mangosteen and xanthones - don't kill them with pasteurization!

One of the world's most amazing superfruits is mangosteen, sometimes called the "the Queen of Fruits." It's very high in a class of phytochemicals known as xanthones, and if you research xanthones at Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com) you'll learn some really impressive things about the properties of this plant. Xanthones offer immune support, they help in the body's inflammation response, and they may even help support heart and cardiovascular health*.

Mangosteen has been popularized, of course, in a bottled beverage sold by word of mouth over the last few years. But there's a huge problem with that beverage: It's PASTEURIZED. And heat damages xanthones.

The higher the heat, the more xanthones and other nutrients are destroyed. The most powerful phytonutrients, it turns out, are also the most vulnerable to heat. They're fragile.

So if you want to benefit from mangosteen, you need a source that hasn't been subjected to high levels of heat like what you get with pasteurization.

Finding RAW mangosteen is difficult

For many months, I've been looking for precisely such a source. I wanted it to be grown without pesticide chemicals, made from the whole fruit (including seed and rind), and dried at very low temperatures qualifying it as "raw".

If I could find such a source, I knew I would have my hands on the most potent source of natural xanthones in the world, short of actually eating the fresh fruit right off the tree, of course.

A few months ago, I found the source I was looking for. The fruits are grown completely without pesticides, picked ripe from the tree, then flash-frozen and shipped to the United States. In the U.S., the whole fruits are pulverized and dried in a proprietary low-temperature process, producing a nutritionally-intact, high-xanthones powder that has never been exposed to high heat.

We call this "ultra premium mangosteen powder," and I can confidently say this is the most potent mangosteen powder available in the Western hemisphere. There are lots of cheaper sources of mangosteen available, but nothing with its phytonutrients as intact as this source.

And compared to pasteurized mangosteen, there's really no comparison. Pasteurized mangosteen in a juice is "dead" mangosteen. Whereas low-temperature dried mangosteen is RAW, with its nutrients largely intact. The difference is like night and day. Think about the difference between a raw, fresh salad versus cooked greens and you'll be able to visualize what I'm talking about.

In addition to the xanthones, by the way, mangosteen also contains catechins, tannins, anthocyanins and other phytonutrients, each with its own remarkable properties. (Search them online to see for yourself.)

Make your own mangosteen xanthones superfruit smoothies

A very small amount of this ultra premium RAW mangosteen powder goes a long way. Use just a teaspoon of it in any smoothie and you'll transform that smoothie into a mangosteen superfruit smoothie with intact xanthones and other nutrients. (It goes really well with frozen berries and a banana, by the way. Or even pineapple!)

Right now we have 100-gram bags of this ultra-premium RAW mangosteen powder available at the Natural News Store, discounted by $10 while supplies last. Click here to see the discounted price.

These are grown without chemicals, in stock right now, and ready to ship out within one business day. They contain absolutely no filler, flow agents or anything other than whole mangosteen. The country of origin is Thailand.

This is the most potent mangosteen powder you can get, period. If you've heard about the benefits of mangosteen but never really felt those benefits after drinking pasteurized mangosteen, you've never tried the real thing! This is the real thing: RAW, rich in xanthones and ready to go to work right now helping you experience improved health support*.

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P.S. A portion of every sale over the next two weeks goes to help support Proposition 37 in California, the GMO labeling bill. We will be announcing our donation to Prop 37 later this month. After that, we will be donating a portion of all sales to food freedom, farm freedom and health freedom initiatives.

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About the author:Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com) and a globally recognized scientific researcher in clean foods. He serves as the founding editor of NaturalNews.com and the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. There, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for achieving extremely high accuracy in the analysis of toxic elements in unknown water samples using ICP-MS instrumentation. Adams is also highly proficient in running liquid chromatography, ion chromatography and mass spectrometry time-of-flight analytical instrumentation.

Adams is a person of color whose ancestors include Africans and Native American Indians. He's also of Native American heritage, which he credits as inspiring his "Health Ranger" passion for protecting life and nature against the destruction caused by chemicals, heavy metals and other forms of pollution.

Adams is the founder and publisher of the open source science journal Natural Science Journal, the author of numerous peer-reviewed science papers published by the journal, and the author of the world's first book that published ICP-MS heavy metals analysis results for foods, dietary supplements, pet food, spices and fast food. The book is entitled Food Forensics and is published by BenBella Books.

In his laboratory research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products.

In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Through the non-profit CWC, Adams also launched Nutrition Rescue, a program that donates essential vitamins to people in need. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.

With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving NaturalNews.com. He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a massive research resource featuring over 10 million scientific studies.

Adams is well known for his incredibly popular consumer activism video blowing the lid on fake blueberries used throughout the food supply. He has also exposed "strange fibers" found in Chicken McNuggets, fake academic credentials of so-called health "gurus," dangerous "detox" products imported as battery acid and sold for oral consumption, fake acai berry scams, the California raw milk raids, the vaccine research fraud revealed by industry whistleblowers and many other topics.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

In addition to his activism, Adams is an accomplished musician who has released over a dozen popular songs covering a variety of activism topics.

Click here to read a more detailed bio on Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, at HealthRanger.com.

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