News No Comments 25 November 2016


FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MATRIX is a dietary supplement that was designed and formulated following the parameters set by 4+, to make the most of all benefits coming from active ingredients found in typical vegetables and fruits of the Mediterranean diet, right where the company was founded, enriched by particular active ingredients that come from the rest of the world. 4+, in this formula, form synergistically a complex compound which includes benefits coming from Superfoods, which are plant-based foods such as seeds, fruits, berries or roots that have a higher than average concentration of essential nutrients.

In particular, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES MATRIX, includes arctic lingonberry fruits, whole coconut pulp, chlorella, olive tree leaves (Olea europea L.), Sicilian blood oranges, elderberry fruits, red grape seeds, tomato, acerola, carrots, green tea leaves, grapefruit, papaya, broccoli, cabbage, pineapple, strawberry, onion, garlic, cherry, apple, pumpkin, cucumber, currant, blackberry, blueberry and asparagus, titrated at 3,83% in polyphenols.

These are foods that contain a high amount of beneficial nutrients for your health and that are capable of protecting the body from disease. Consuming these foods leads to an increase in energy, intellectual and physical capabilities, thus affecting your mood and vitality.

The high antioxidant power of polyphenols, anthocyanins, lycopene, flavonoids and vitamins contained, are vital to fight free radicals and protect cells from aging. Flavonoids (cranberry) act at peripheral circulation level and contribute to the well-being of the retina and therefore of eyesight. Important for eyesight is also beta-carotene (squash) and lutein (carrots, tomatoes), while vitamin C (grapefruit, papaya, Sicilian oranges) and bioflavonoids are involved in collagen formation for the well-being of tissues, cartilage and skin .

Not less important are the effects of these foods on the cardiovascular system. As a matter of fact, they are rich in omega 3 and omega 6 (olives, cabbage) and have a hypotensive action, they lower LDL cholesterol (strawberries) and triglycerides levels. Thanks to the high content of fibre, in addition to the unquestionable benefits for the gastrointestinal tract, fibres are also support for those suffering from diabetes. Superfoods also have an antibacterial action (onion), anti-inflammatory (pineapple) and, especially for the presence of sulforaphane (present in broccoli, cabbage), also a certain anti-cancer activity. It seems, in fact, that these molecules are able to prevent the growth of cancer cells. Many of these foods (asparagus) also have diuretic and cleansing effects (chlorella, coconut). The high content of minerals and vitamins help maintain a correct balance in the body.

In conclusion, the beneficial effects obtained thanks to the presence of antioxidants, nutritional principles and minerals, which these foods are rich of, contribute to living a healthier and more balanced life.


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