Trace mineral drops: These support biological functions, such as digestion and hormone regulation. The most common trace minerals are iron, which is needed to carry oxygen in red blood cells; zinc, which has numerous benefits including boosting immune function; and selenium, a powerful antioxidant that stops the development of free radicals.
Chocolate stevia: Stevia has no calories and is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Naturally derived from a plant, it's a great alternative.
Maca powder: Maca is a root that belongs to the radish family. It's rich in vitamins B, C and E and provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids. It helps balance female hormones, relieve pesky menstrual issues (amen!), clear skin and alleviate anxiety and stress.
Sprouted almonds: These aren't as weird as they sound—they're just regular almonds that have been soaked in water. "Sprouting" makes it easier for your body to absorb the many nutrients. To make, simply put some almonds in a bowl, cover with water and leave overnight.
Want to mix up your smoothie repertoire? Gwyneth Paltrow been touting the benefits of blending your vegies on her blog, Goop, for ages. The actress-turned-health-guru has heaps of recipes on her site, including an anti-inflammatory strawberry and gingersnap smoothie and a hydrating, alkalising and energising hula hydrator smoothie.
This is an edited extract from US InStyle.