You may have seen cactus water popping up in the growing category of functional waters and becoming popular when it comes to refueling after working out. If you’re wondering what cactus water is and what sets it apart from other functional beverages, we’ve gathered the facts from the team at Steaz, the nation’s best-selling organic and fair trade green tea-based beverage company. Steaz’s CEO Linda Barron gave us the scoop on why cactus water is more than just a trendy plant water and why you might want to reach for it after sweaty Flywheel session.
What Exactly Is Cactus Water?
Cactus water is the juice from the fruit of the prickly pear, which grows on the cactus. Steaz Cactus Water beverages combine prickly pear juice with green tea and other natural flavors. Steaz’s cactus waters are the only organic cactus water drinks available on the market today, and are the only ones that combine the juice from the prickly pear with green tea.
What Are The Benefits of Drinking Cactus Water?
The juice from the prickly pear is a highly functional ingredient. It naturally contains vitamins, nutrients and powerful antioxidants— making it a great choice for refueling during and after your ride! Its properties make the beverage ultra-hydrating and may reduce inflammation. Plus, it’s packed with electrolytes to replenish what you lose sweating during class.
What Makes Steaz Cactus Water Different?
Since Steaz Cactus Water is made with green tea, the beverage contains even more amazing health benefits that green tea offers. These include reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease, promoting healthy weight loss and helping to eliminate free radicals from the body, which are the root cause of aging.
Where Do All of These Functional Ingredients Come From?
The organic prickly pear fruit used in Steaz Cactus Water is sourced from an organic cactus farm in Mexico. The organic, fair trade green tea comes from Kenya, and the organic, fair trade cane sugar comes from Paraguay.
Why is Cactus Water a Better Beverage Choice?
Cactus Water is packed with countless health benefits, but it tastes delicious, too.
“Steaz Cactus Water provides our consumer with a beverage option that is unlike anything else on the market today,” says Linda Barron, CEO, Steaz. “Steaz has always been committed to being an innovative brand and the Cactus Water line is the perfect example of that.”
To learn more about Steaz Cactus Water, and to find retailers near you, visit www.steaz.com.