The Ultimate It Works! Greens Review

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What are the It Works! Greens?

If you’re like me, sometimes you struggle to eat as many fruits and vegetables as you should on a daily basis. Sometimes I just don’t have time to prepare the food, and if I’m traveling it can be even harder to find fresh food and eat healthy. This is why I have an ongoing love affair with the It Works! Greens.

I figured I’d write this review since It Works! has recently released an updated formula of the Greens that comes in an “orangier” orange flavor than the original version along with a newly added berry flavor.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Greens, it’s a supplement powder made of 38 different herbs, vegetables, and nutrient-rich superfoods. The variety of plants and nutrients in this jar is MUCH greater than what most people would be able to find, buy, prepare, and eat. Not only that, but with each tiny scoop (or two) you get more than 8 servings of fruits and vegetables.

What are the benefits to taking the Greens regularly?

People who have a mainly vegetarian diet are shown to live longer and get sick less frequently. This is because the nutrition of their plant-based diet has loads of healing benefits for the body. Check out the label from the Greens jar below to see exactly what plants are inside.

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The Greens can help detoxify your cells, which makes them a great supplement to take in combination with a weight-loss program or the It Works! skinny wrap. Not only that, but the plants found in Greens have an alkalizing effect on your body. If you’re unfamiliar with what is in greens, check out my detailed post about the subject by clicking here.

Basically, having an alkaline body means that your internal pH, or acidity level, is balanced. Disease, mold, fungus and other microorganisms that negatively affect your health can’t survive in an alkaline environment, which is another encouraging reason to add more plants to your diet.

Are there any other reasons I should take Greens?

Yes! A lot of people say that their craving for soda and coffee goes away when they replace these drinks with the Greens. In fact, the label says not to drink them close to bedtime because the amount of plant-power energy actually keeps you feeling alert and awake kind of like coffee does! But without the crash and addictive nature of caffeine.

The huge dose of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants also does wonders for your entire system. Taking Greens regularly can clean out the toxins in your digestive system, and the antioxidants get rid of impurities accumulated in cells. Other people have said that the Greens have contributed to their weight-loss because of the antioxidant, alkalizing, and detoxifying properties of the product.

If you read my recent post about probiotics, you know that adding some beneficial bacteria to your diet can benefit your immune system, your digestive system and possibly even your mood. The new Greens has a cutting-edge probiotic formula to round out the plant nutrition found inside. I can’t think of many other single supplements with this many great benefits for the body.

Are the Greens expensive?


When you factor in the cost and time of buying, preparing, and eating 8+ servings of vegetables, the Greens simply can’t be beat in terms of price.

A regular-sized jar of Greens with enough powder for about 60 scoops goes for $55 retail or $33 for loyal customers (ask me how to become a loyal customer and get this price). You can also get highly-portable single-servings of Greens on the Go in either flavor for $59 retail/$35 loyal customers that lets you take it anywhere. I like to shake it up in a water bottle but some people stir it into their cups.

The most cost-effective way to buy the Greens are by getting the value-size, of course. At $139 retail and $79 for loyal customers (again, ask me how to get this price on my Facebook page or my email at, you get the equivalent of 3 regular sized jars for a good amount less than buying them seperately.

Is it hard to take Greens every day?

Taking Greens is not hard at all! You can mix it in any liquid, and they made sure to give it enough orange and berry flavor (depending on which jar you get) so that it’s delicious in just plain water. It’s also great in smoothies, orange juice, tea– whatever you want to mix it with really.

I like taking it in the morning instead of coffee because it gives me that same energetic feeling but without the crash of caffeine. I also feel fuller longer after eating breakfast and even feel like I can THINK better after taking it. This is a biased review, clearly, but only because I love these Greens so darn much!

Where can I learn more about the It Works! Greens?


You can learn more about the Greens or order them by clicking here.

Like I said before: If you’re the type of person who struggles to eat as many fruits and vegetables as they should, or simply want to give your diet a boost with many benefits, the Greens are something you should seriously consider.

And if you’re already a fan of the It Works! Ultimate Body Applicator, you already know that thousands of people have gotten awesome results from using this product. Adding the Greens to your skinny-wrap plan is a great way to help your body detox even more than using either of these products alone.

If you want to get a detailed look the ingredient of the Greens and their benefits, check out the page on my other blog where I give detailed info about the plants inside by clicking here. Don’t forget to add me on Facebook and email me with any questions at

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  3. Ed

    Is there any experience with using the greens product for people on warfarin anti-coagulant?

    1. Author

      I know that people on blood thinners should NOT take greens because of the Vitamin K. So I will say Not to take it unless you get permission from your doctor. Hope that helps!

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  6. kara

    I don’t want to really loose weight I just want to be healthy and have energy

    1. Anna Godfrey

      Greens is mostly for putting good nutrition in your body. Greens is a life changer for most people. Would to like to get some ordered?

    1. Anna Godfrey

      I think that it’s a piece to the puzzle. It will help you on your way. Part of the reason the weight stays where it is comes from the fat cells being full of toxins. So this will help you balance your body, detox your body from the inside, and alkaline your body to help build your immune system. I think with taking greens, being active, and being conservative about the types of food you put in your body you will be on a great path to becoming healthier.

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  8. Callie

    You can have vitamin k rich foods with Xareltto but what about the Greens? I noticed they have white willow tree bark in them. That’s aspirin, which thins your blood.

    1. Author

      Callie, I do know if you are are on blood thinners or are supposed to watch out for things that thin your blood you should not take greens. I did send you an email with the ingredients. Feel free to ask your pharmacist or doctor. I don’t think it’s a large amount but I don’t know for sure. It’s better to ask.

    1. Author

      When you begin taking it you may detox more in the first month than you would after. So bowel movements is one way your body gets rid of toxins. So it’s possible that you have loose stools but they should regulate after your body detoxes. Drink lots of water.

  9. Lynn Brady

    Ok to take more than two scoops power day? I eat fruits and veg but also love the taste of the greens and usually Will do at least 4 scoops per day

    1. Author

      Yes it won’t hurt you to take more than 2 scoops a day. I do 8 scoops…especially when I’m juicing.

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  11. Kim

    Ive been using greens to go for a couple weeks and i love the energy that it gives me. The problem i’m having is that it seems to be effecting my sleep. I take it by 9:00 each morning. Any one else having this issue?
    I love the way it makes me feel so I really don’t want to stop using it.

    1. Author

      I’ve heard of that happening when someone takes it close to bed time. Not sure why it’s happening when you take it in the morning. Try only taking 1 scoop a day. See if that helps. Are you drinking caffeine late in the evening? That might be the problem too. It may not be the greens. But try one scoop.

  12. Jaime

    Iam on my 2nd trimester and am looking for anything that is good for my baby and me.Is greens safe to take while pregnant

    1. Author

      Hi Jaime! I have to recommend you take the ingredients to your doctor and ask permission. I know other women take it while pregnant but it needs to be cleared by your physician. You can print ingredients from!

  13. Cindy Pillow

    I am on blood thinner but really want to take the greens to alkaline my body. Can I use this product? Can I have an ingredient list to take to my doctor please? Thank you

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    1. Author

      Hi! No, we still recommend taking It’s Vital (our multivitamin). That and greens are everything you need for basic health.

  15. dawn

    I took the greens for a week..all of a sudden I had extremely bad rectal pain and stomach lasted about 3 hours..after that it seemed my body was flushed out..spent a while in the bathroom..continued to take the greens. .I feel like years of waste was flushed down the toilet..I feel great now..but wonder if anyone else has had this happen..

    1. Author

      Hi Dawn, That would be your body detoxing. I know that my first month of taking greens I was going to the bathroom a lot and now I feel great. Sometimes it takes a little bit to get rid of years of toxins.

    1. Author

      Hi! You can take it once a day, but if you feel you need a pick-me up then feel free to take it again. I usually do 6-8 scoops a day because I love them. :)

  16. Angela

    Hi Dawn! Is there already information out there about what animal products are in each product? I have found an answer for which are vegan. I am assuming those not on that list contain ingredients sourced from animals? Even greens? Evn though there are vegetable sources that could be used instead of animal sources? I am seriously considering becoming a distributer, this is the deciding factor for me. Thanks for any help with where I can find this information.

  17. Drew

    Does it clean your system of drugs. And if so how long for the drugs to clear out.

    1. Author

      Hi, I don’t know the answer to that question. It’s not meant to clean out drugs from your system. It’s meant to give you your entire days of fruits and veggies which in turn balances your body’s pH balance, detoxes every day toxins, and helps to alkalize your body.

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