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Indigo and Fruit?


#1

Which fruits do not interfere with Indigo's effects?


#2

Read through the Links listed at the top of the Indigo-3G LiveSpills, for all the information you need to get started with Indigo-3G.

Are there foods you should avoid when taking Indigo-3G?

If you read Indigo-3G's label you'll see this:

NOTE: Many fruits and vegetables contain compounds (flavones, anthocyanidins, and anthocyanins) that could potentially diminish or negate the effects of cyanidin 3-glucoside, which is why we recommend taking Indigo-3G on an empty stomach 40-60 minutes prior to meals.

What does that mean in practical terms? Well, it doesn't mean you should avoid eating whole fruits and veggies, bur rather avoid 1) eating them at the exact same time you take Indigo, and 2) eating very concentrated forms of fruits and vegetables.

In other words, if you take Indigo as directed -- 40-60 minutes before eating a meal or starting your workout nutrition -- then you have nothing to worry about.

However, just in case, we do suggest you avoid "greens" supplements like Superfood, tea (coffee is fine), and maybe even red wine while on full-dose Indigo-3G. Now, if you've been on Indigo for an extended cycle and are now taking only a single serving per day, you could take Superfood at a time far away from your Indigo dose. For example, if you train in the evening and take Indigo before your workout, then it's probably safe to take Superfood in the morning.

Finally, avoid fruit, vegetable, and berry juicing since this really concentrates the compounds (such as quercetin) that could interfere with Indigo-3G.