Known as the ‘elixir of life’ in Chinese medicine; mushrooms have been shown to have powerful health benefits. We have crafted a comprehensive blend of seven of the most nutritious and healthy mushrooms available: tukey tail, reishi, shiitake, maitake, agaricus blazei, cordyceps, and antrodia camphorata. Full of bioactive substances, mushrooms may enhance brain function, immune health, energy, blood sugar, and heart health.
What Makes SOS Different?
Our philosophy is that real foods are the foundation of real health.
Well over 90% of the supplements on the market are synthetic. Read labels. Ask questions. We use real whole-foods to make sure you get the critical micronutrients your body needs every day. SOS Nutrients is committed to being your partner in health.
We demand the best for your body.
The result is uncompromised whole-food nutrition.
Nutrition made simple.
We use organic, whole-food ingredients.
Would you prefer synthetic vitamin C (ascorbic acid) made from GMO corn starch that is treated with heat, enzymes, acetone, and hydrochloric acid?
Or, would you prefer organic acerola cherries packed with naturally occurring vitamin C and cofactors for proper utilization. Which would you choose?
We provide your micronutrients through whole-foods including organic berries, mushrooms, and kelp.
Our ingredients are made by nature. Not by a lab.
We use significant amounts of extraordinary ingredients.
We use real-world doses of high quality ingredients based on published nutritional studies.
A couple of examples:
We give you 2 grams of medicinal mushrooms: organic, grown in California, fruiting bodies, and mycelium. No fillers and no starches from the organic Canadian oats they are grown in. Seven types of mushrooms for ideal adaptogenic benefits.
SOS Nutrients powder has 6.8 grams of organic freeze dried berries, because freeze dried is more nutritious and your body deserves the best.
No sweeteners, artificial colors, or flavors.
Does it taste like a chocolate milkshake? Nope.
It tastes like a mashup of berries, greens and vegetables. We focus on nutrition so you don’t have to. No sweeteners or artificial flavors. No compromise.
Unsure? Try our three-serving sample pack and blend it into your favorite smoothie to make sure it’s a good fit for you.
NO low-nutrient fillers.
Protein powders are cheap. So are grass powders. There is a specific reason for each ingredient and amount to support your body with micronutrients that are challenging to get in your diet.
Our powder provides a very diverse variety of foods.
Humans are creatures of habit. Shake up your routine. Make sure your bases are covered. SOS Original is whole-food, plant-based nutrition with 61 ingredients to help you diversify your diet.
Our #1 Priority is your health, not our profits.
We donate 100% of our profits to charity. We are here to make a difference in peoples’ health and to make a difference on the planet.
SOS powder is crafted from 61 super-premium, nutritious, plant-based ingredients. These ingredients are carefully selected using the latest science. Our goal is to provide a complete, efficacious dose of nutrition with every serving. We don't skimp on the amounts. No inferior ingredients. Here are some of our key highlights:
Kelp is a nutritious sea vegetable that grows in nutrient-rich waters near coasts around the world. We have blended together three species of organic kelp from the pristine waters of Iceland for optimal nutritional impact. Kelp provides multiple vitamins, minerals, and other trace elements. Rich in iodine, kelp supports thyroid hormone production which promotes thyroid health, metabolism, energy levels, and brain function.
We have included a broad spectrum enzyme blend to help you with the digestion of a wide range of foods. Benefits may include help for irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut, increased nutrient absorption, decreased chronic fatigue, and improved inflammation response among other issues.
Maca is a cruciferous vegetable related to broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. It is native to the high plateaus of the Peruvian Andes and has been cultivated by the Andean people for over 2,000 years. High in glucosinolates and additional micronutrients, Maca may provide adaptogenic benefits including better energy, sexual support, reduced menopause symptoms, and improved mood.
Native to the tropical regions of the Western Hemisphere, acerola cherry is actually a type of berry. It is extremely rich in vitamin C (30X more than oranges) and anthocyanins making it an excellent antioxidant that can help provide a brain boost.
Use of European elderberry dates back as far as 400 BCE. The elderberry is considered one of the world’s most healing plants. Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, elderberries may boost your immune system while reducing inflammation and oxidative stress.
Annatto is derived from the seed of the achiote tree. Indigenous to Central and South America it is one of the highest natural forms of tocotrienols. Part of the vitamin E family, tocotrienols are rare in most people’s diet and may be crucial for excellent health. Studies have linked tocotrienols to immune support, cholesterol support, improved brain function, and improved fracture healing.
Also known as Indian Gooseberry, amla is cultivated throughout India and has been a superfood staple in Ayurvedic healing for over 1,000 years. Amla is rich in vitamin C, flavonols, and antioxidants. Amla has been linked to anti-aging, heart health, immune function, liver function, and blood sugar support.
Includes broccoli, broccoli sprouts, and kale: Most cruciferous vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and extremely healthy compounds such as glucosinolates. Cruciferous veggies deliver vitamin K1 which supports blood clotting and bone health, vitamin C which helps support immunity and collagen building. Broccoli sprouts in particular have an extraordinary amount of sulforaphane which has been associated with multiple health benefits.
Sprouted Flax Seed
For centuries, flax seeds have been prized for their health-protective properties. Loaded with essential omega 3 fats, fiber, phytonutrients and lignans, studies have associated flax seed with support for blood pressure, digestive health, diabetes, and reduced oxidative stress.
Natto (fermented soy beans) has been a staple in the traditional Japanese diet for centuries. As a superfood, natto provides an uncommon form of Vitamin K2, also called MK7. K2 is rare in Western diets, however K2 may be the missing link between diet and several chronic diseases. Vitamin K2 has been associated with support for bone and cardiovascular health as well as improved metabolic function. Our K2 is extracted directly from natto and is the most bioavailable form of K2 available.
Bamboo Extract (Silica)
Silica is a natural trace mineral found in many plants. Studies have associated silica with improved hair strength, sun damaged skin repair, stronger nails, and elevated collagen production for youthful vibrance.
Magnesium & Trace Mineral Blend
Sourced from the cold, clean waters off the coast of Ireland, our mineral blend is rich in highly bioavailable Magnesium. Involved in hundreds of reactions in your body, magnesium may support energy, muscle function, nerve and brain function. In addition, our blend contains 72 trace minerals that support a wide spectrum of enzymatic reactions and health functions.
Ubiquinol is the bioactive form of CoQ10 that is best utilized by the body. Ubiquinol plays a key role in producing cellular energy for the entire body. With age, Ubiquinol levels decline particularly in the heart. Ubiquinol may support heart health and blood pressure.
Prebiotics are special types of fiber that support digestive health by promoting the growth of friendly bacteria in the gut. Prebiotic foods may support metabolic health, your immune system, and gut health by fostering a diverse microbiome.
We use a proprietary blend of three spore-forming bacteria to ensure optimum benefit for your body’s digestive system. The bacteria are known to help restore and maintain the natural balance of your microbiome and promote the growth of “good microflora.” A healthy intestinal microbe balance has been shown to support the immune system, digestion, severity of certain allergies, and support some mental health conditions.
A microscopic single-cell aquatic plant, chlorella is a powerhouse of nutrition. Used throughout Asia for thousands of years as food and medicine, chlorella is a good source of omega 3s, vitamin B12, iron, antioxidants and trace minerals. Linked to immune system support, cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar. This 2+ billion-year-old plant may very well be nature’s first superfood.
One of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine, ashwagandha has been used for thousands of years to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and improve concentration. Studies have shown that ashwagandha may support athletic performance, blood sugar levels, inflammation, and sleep.
Freeze Dried Super Berries
Berries are among the healthiest foods on earth - they are rich in antioxidants such as anthocyanins, ellagic acid, and resveratrol and have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and protect your cells from free-radical damage. Berries may help to fight inflammation while supporting healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
Spinach is a superstar among green leafy vegetables. This humble superfood was first cultivated in ancient Persia over 1500 years ago. Packed with vitamins and minerals, spinach helps support bone health, immune function, and fight free radicals while cutting the risk of iron deficiency.
The cultivation and medicinal use of green tea dates back to China’s Han Dynasty (206-220 CE). Rich in antioxidants called catechins, green tea packs a powerful superfood punch! Research has shown that green tea may support immunity, bone density, blood sugar, brain function, and fat burning.
Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3s, minerals, and fiber and were an important part of ancient Aztec and Mayan diets. In fact, in Mayan, chia means “strength.” Research suggests that chia may support healthy blood sugar, cholesterol and weight loss. Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse.
Turmeric has been used in India for thousands of years as both a spice and medicinal herb. The active ingredients in turmeric (curcuminoids) provide powerful antioxidant benefits. Turmeric research suggests that it may be anti-inflammatory and can help play a role in supporting heart health and blood sugar.
“The king of spices,” native to South Asia, black pepper has been integral to Indian cooking and Ayurvedic medicine for over 4000 years. High in antioxidants, black pepper helps with the absorption of nutrients such as selenium and beneficial compounds in green tea and turmeric.
SOS powder is loaded with antioxidants from amla powder (one of the highest sources available) in combination with large servings of berries, turmeric, baobab, annatto, and elderberry. Antioxidants protect your body from degrading at a cellular level due to oxidative stress from free radicals.
SOS powder provides key superfood phytonutrients available only through plant sources. They include nutrients such as carotenoids that include beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and flavonoids such as anthocyanins, flavons, phytoestrogens, sulforaphane, ellagic acid, and more. Studies have shown these phytonutrients to be critical in prevention of a multitude of chronic diseases.
Anthocyanins are the pigments that give red, purple, and blue plants their rich coloring. They fight free radicals and may offer healthy heart and metabolic support. SOS powder provides a significant amount from elderberries, blueberries, blackberries, maqui and acai berries. Anthocyanins are a powerful, super-nutrient supporting overall health.
Iodine is critical for proper thyroid function, which impacts multiple body systems. Adequate iodine is frequently missing from people’s diets. SOS powder uses a blend of three organic kelps to provide a balanced intake of natural plant-based iodine combined with a full spectrum of minerals.
Element 24 on the periodic table, chromium is an essential trace mineral found in certain foods. Studies have shown that chromium may support proper blood sugar regulation, weight loss, heart disease, as well as increased muscle mass.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is required for optimum health. Studies have shown a positive association between selenium and the immune system, reduced cancer rates, thyroid function, prostate health, and reduced oxidative stress.
Your body uses sunlight to naturally make vitamin D. However, it can be challenging to get enough sunlight to produce all the vitamin D3 that you need. Studies have shown that most Americans are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D3 has been shown in studies to support immunity, bone health, and heart health along with improvement in mood.
Zinc is an essential trace mineral involved in the activity of over 100 enzymes and a wide range of critical functions in your body. Zinc is connected to immune function, wound healing, eye health and sexual function. Studies show zinc supports healthy testosterone levels in men.
Vitamin C is an essential vitamin commonly found in many fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C in a natural whole-food complex provides the greatest level of absorption and positive impact to your body. As a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C can strengthen your natural defenses, support blood pressure, collagen production, heart health, and protect brain health.
Discovered in 1929, K2 is an essential nutrient that has been linked to multiple health benefits. Rare in Western diets, K2 has been associated with support for bone and cardiovascular health as well as improved metabolic function. SOS powder’s K2 is extracted directly from fermented natto (soybeans) and is the most bioavailable form of K2 available.
A powerful antioxidant, ECGC is a compound also known as a catechin. Naturally found in several plant foods, ECGC is found in high concentrations in green tea. ECGC is thought to have multiple health benefits including support for inflammation, heart health, brain health, and weight management. Our green tea extract provides ECGC in a balanced form with a complement of natural compounds for best bioavailability.
Lutein & Zeaxanthin
Zeaxanthin and Lutein are carotenoids found in high amounts in leafy greens and orange/yellow vegetables. Especially known for protecting your eyes, lutein and zeaxanthin also provide a powerful antioxidant defense against free radicals and are associated with multiple positive impacts including support for heart disease, metabolism, and brain health. The dark greens in SOS Original formula give you a substantial dose of lutein that compliments the zeaxanthin provided by the goji berries.
Real food costs real money..
Your body is not meant to be nourished by pills and powders made in a lab. Many companies sell products based on inexpensive synthetic nutrients combined with green powders. It makes for great marketing. It makes for an RDA label that looks good. Above all, it makes for huge profits.
We care about your health and what you put into your body.
We source premium ingredients and give them to you in effective doses. Your body knows the difference. Excellence just costs more.
Checkout this cost comparison of several of our ingredients compared to their synthetic counterparts:
Supercharge Your Smoothie!
Below is an example of a healthy smoothie. It’s highly nutritious with substantial amounts of micronutrients including the US RDA for vitamins C,A, and K1 with an abundance of phytonutrients. Despite being exceptionally nutritious, you can see in the chart below examples of nutritional gaps that are covered by SOS Nutrients powder:
Healthy Smoothie Recipe
2 large kale leaves
One leaf rainbow chard
¾ cup baby spinach
½ med large carrot
¼ cup blueberries
¼ cup flaxseeds
¾ cup unsweetened flax milk
Even healthy smoothies tend to be lacking significant levels of crucial ingredients including omega 3’s, trace minerals, multiple B vitamins, tocotrienols, chromium, beta glucans from mushrooms, turmeric, ashwagandha, ubiquinol, silica, probiotics, enzymes, ECGC from green tea, lignans and magnesium. SOS Nutrients powder conveniently helps cover your bases with extraordinary whole food nutrition.