The 10 Best Greens Powders On the Market Today

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General enough to hide not-so-great ingredients, but healthy-sounding enough to attract shoppers, “greens” is one of those label claims that requires a critical evaluation. 

And evaluate we did, narrowing our list of the best greens powders around to 8 finalists—it’s your job to pick the winner.

In this guide to the 8 best greens powders on the market today, we’ll highlight what you should look for in a greens supplement, from digestive health and fiber blends to high-quality organic greens.

First things first, we’ve got to give it up for Ancient Nutrition Organic Super Greens, which gets our vote for the best overall greens powder, thanks to functional mushroom and botanical blends, USDA Organic ingredients, and much more.

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Ancient Nutrition Organic Super Greens
Mood and Brain
Nature’s Sunshine Power Greens
Best Adaptogenic
Alaya Naturals Organic Green Superblend
Product Ancient Nutrition Nature’s Sunshine Alaya
Price $44.95 ($1.80/serving)
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$70.00 ($2.33/serving)
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$42.95 ($1.43/serving)
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*This product label does not state the number of servings per container. We tabulated the number of servings by dividing the total volume (800g) by the average serving size (8g). 

Best for: Those looking for a well-formulated and USDA organic greens powder that incorporates dozens of high-quality functional ingredients.

Sporting more than two dozen organic plant extracts, digestive enzymes and probiotics for gut health, functional mushrooms, and more, Ancient Nutrition Organic Super Greens has something for everybody.

The Greens, Veggie, and Fruit Blend features an all-organic selection of leafy greens, beet root, peppermint leaf, spirulina, chlorella, kale, acai berry, and many more.

The Digestive Health Blend incorporates healthy prebiotic fiber and probiotics, such as organic flax and chia seeds, Bacillus Coagulans (2 Billion CFU), and a well-above-average 10 digestive enzymes (lipase, amylase, etc.).

Finally, the Fermented Botanical and Mushroom Blend mixes organic ashwagandha, turmeric, ginger, cordyceps, astragalus, and others into one of the most powerful functional blends we’ve encountered—check out this breakdown of the top mushroom supplements to learn about the benefits of these hard-working fungi. 

Yes, you’re going to pay a pretty solid premium for Ancient Nutrition Organic Super Greens over most competitors, but considering there are zero sketchy additives (the only “other ingredient” is organic luo han guo extract—also known as monk fruit), it still takes our spot for the best green superfood powder out there. 

Best for: People who want a premium and comprehensive greens powder that benefits mood, cognitive, immune, and digestive health. 

With two full servings of vegetables, over 200 plant-based nutrients, prebiotic fiber, enzymes, adaptogens, nootropics, and immune-boosting herbs and vitamins, Nature’s Sunshine Power Greens is an excellent greens powder for comprehensive health support. 

Some of the standout ingredients in this greens powder include:

  • Adaptogen and Nootropic Blend: Choline, Schisandra fruit extract, maca root powder, and Rhodiola root extract
  • Antioxidant Blend: Green tea leaf extract, quercetin, turmeric root, chlorophyllin, grapefruit peel extract, and bilberry fruit extract
  • Whole Food Blend: Spinach leaf, spirulina, chlorella, artichoke leaf extract, organic strawberry fruit, organic raspberry fruit, organic broccoli flower, organic carrot root, organic tomato fruit, organic kale leaf, organic broccoli sprout, organic sour cherry fruit, and organic cranberry fruit
  • Digestive Health Blend: Apple fruit fiber, acacia fiber, digestive enzymes (amylase, protease, cellulase, lipase, lactase), carrot root fiber, blueberry fruit fiber, and cranberry fruit fiber
  • Immune Blend: Vitamin C, orange peel extract, orange peel oil, and elderberry fruit

Although this greens powder is expensive ($2.33 per serving for the powder pouch and even more for the single-serve packets), you get more bang for your buck with the addition of nootropics, adaptogens, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, and more. 

Plus, Nature’s Sunshine tests for heavy metals, potency, microbes, and pesticides.

Best for: People looking for support for stress and the whole body. 

With 14 organic greens and grasses, nine antioxidant-rich berries and plants, and seven adaptogens and functional mushrooms, Alaya Naturals Organic Green Superblend is an excellent greens powder choice for people dealing with stress or low energy. 

As adaptogens help the body respond to stressors better and return to homeostasis, the ashwagandha, maca, ginseng, reishi, and turmeric make this powder more than simply a way to get your greens in.

But it doesn’t skimp on the greens either, providing alfalfa, barley grass, oat grass, wheatgrass, spirulina, chlorella, parsley, broccoli, kale, dandelion, sea kelp, dulse, cabbage, and broccoli sprouts—however, these ingredients make the taste a bit grassy.

Alaya also adds antioxidants and functional mushrooms (moringa, matcha, blackberry, grape, blueberry, pomegranate, cranberry, maqui berry, black currant, maca, cordyceps, and chaga), making this a highly comprehensive greens powder.

While it’s not the most affordable on this list, you get a lot of bang for your buck—and $1.43 per serving is not bad. 

We’d recommend mixing this one with a bit of juice or into a smoothie to mask the grass-forward flavor.

Best for: Women looking for a 100% clean, USDA Organic product to address symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and/or any other issues related to hormone imbalance.

Where the Ancient Nutrition product featured above is the ultimate generalist, Your Super Moon Balance Mix offers a much more personalized approach, in this case, to hormone-balancing issues in women.

Whether it’s premenstrual syndrome or any other hormone-related issue, Your Super Moon Balance Mix uses six ingredients to address these issues, including:

Baobab* (Ghana), Maca* (Peru), Hibiscus* (Egypt), Amla Berry* (India), Beetroot* (Canada), Shatavari* (India) [*Organic]

All of their ingredients are sourced from small farmers and batch-tested by third-party labs for purity and safety, which we cover in our Your Super Brand Review.

If you’re not looking for a hormone-balancing dietary supplement, Moon Balance will feel underwhelming in terms of overall nutrition (and it is), but otherwise, it’s the best USDA greens/herbal supplement we’ve reviewed for its stated purpose. 

Best for: Anyone looking to punch up their daily nutrition with a tasty, well-rounded and reasonably priced greens supplement.

A particularly robust herb and vegetable blend floats Hi-Health Glorious Greens to the top of its product category, with the main caveat being that the ingredients therein are not organic.

Still, the blend features 4.4 grams of highly nutritious superfoods (not cheap fillers), including the following, to name a few:

  • Spirulina
  • Chlorella
  • Beet root
  • Kale
  • Green tea
  • Turmeric

This sampling alone accounts for dozens, if not more than a hundred, key health benefits, from liver cleansing and reducing inflammation to metabolism and more.

Alongside the green vegetable blend is a probiotic and enzyme blend with more ingredients than most, including lipase, lactase, protease, B. longum, L. casei, and more. 

And though some people may be turned off by the fructose and stevia, it does make Glorious Greens a much tastier option than most unsweetened greens powders.

Finally, the addition of the anti-cancer (and more) compound resveratrol, as well as quercetin, a powerful plant-based antioxidant, offers both short-term and long-term benefits in the areas of inflammation management, blood sugar regulation, chronic illness prevention, and more.

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If you’re okay with non-organic ingredients, Hi-Health Glorious Greens is among the more affordable and nutritionally dense greens powders out there. 

Best for: Those looking for a clean, nutritious greens powder (with organic ingredients) that lasts several months. 

Before you go thinking we just slapped the largest tub we could find on our list with little discernment of ingredient quality, know that Amazing Grass Greens Blend Superfood contains three organic blends alongside a digestive enzyme and prebiotic/probiotic blend.

First, the proprietary Green Food Blend contains (all organic) wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa grass, spinach, spirulina, chlorella, and broccoli.

The antioxidant blend, also mostly organic, features acai berry, beet root, rose hips, acerola cherry, and more.

The fiber blend contains organic flax seed and apple pectin, and the digestive enzyme and pre/probiotic blend is pretty standard (amylase, protease, L. acidophilus, etc.). The fiber especially makes this one of the best greens powders for weight loss.

And yes, this near-two-pounder of a tub will provide roughly a hundred servings for a reasonable price, so if you’re the “set it and forget it” type, Amazing Grass Greens Blend Superfood gets our recommendation. 

Best for: Those looking for the most nutritionally dense greens powder available containing enzymes, antioxidants, greens, and more.

An almost comically long ingredient list punctuated by ten different categories makes Vibrant Health Green Vibrance the most nutritionally potent greens superfood powder we’ve reviewed by no small margin.

To condense it as much as possible so we aren’t here all day, here’s an abbreviated list of each ingredient category with some examples of each:

  • Cereal Grasses (barley, oat, wheat)
  • Plant Based Micro-Nutrition (organic spirulina powder, organic broccoli powder)
  • Antioxidant Life Preservers (camu camu fruit extract, organic turmeric root powder)
  • Immune Support (astragalus, beta glucans, larch arabinogalactans)
  • Adaptogens (eleuthero root extract, holy basil extract)
  • Skeletal Support (cissus quadrangularis, lichen oil powder)
  • Fiber (organic acacia gum fiber, organic flaxseed powder)
  • Liver Support (burdock root extract, dandelion root extract)
  • Enzmyes and Tonics (organic ginger root powder, 6 enzymes)
  • Probiotics (12 strains, including B. longum, L. acidophilus, and L. Lactis)

Especially considering that at least some of the ingredients (about 25%) are organic, there’s little contesting the nutritional potential of this product, but we can’t ignore the elephant in the room—this thing is expensive. In fact, it’s around double the price of many competitors.

If you have the budget, however, and are looking for the most powerful greens powder out there, we highly recommend Vibrant Health Green Vibrance Superfood.

Best for: Women (and men) looking for a tasty, clean greens powder that also provides antioxidants, adaptogens, digestive enzymes, and more.

Actually, both men and women can stand to benefit from Bloom Greens and Superfoods, but Bloom gives an extra nod to women with its antioxidant beauty blend.

In addition to this fruit-filled selection of extracts are the fiber, green superfood, pre/probiotic, fruit and green vegetable, digestive enzyme, and adaptogenic blends.

High-quality ingredients that immediately stood out to us when reviewing this greens powder include organic spirulina powder, blue agave inulin, elderberry fruit extract, ashwagandha root powder, and a few others.

Not all of the ingredients are organic, and there is a bit of stevia in there (95 mg per serving), but Bloom Greens and Superfoods Powder is one of the most well-rounded greens powders out there for women. 

Best for: Anyone looking for a highly affordable greens powder with little to no compromise on ingredient quality.

Especially if you’re comparing Purely Inspired Organic Greens to (much pricier) products on a store shelf, your eyebrows might perk up at the USDA Organic Certification and 39 super food ingredients—it’s pretty impressive, not gonna lie.

And as we demonstrate in the table at the top of this article, the price drop is not small; we’re talking one-half to one-third of the price of most of the competition.

For a paltry fifty cents per serving, you get an organic greens/sprouts/grains blend, an organic fruit and veggie blend, and a prebiotic/probiotic blend. Here’s a quick sampling of the 39 ingredients:

  • Organic flaxseed
  • Organic pumpkin
  • Organic chlorella
  • Organic elderberry
  • Organic inulin
  • Organic wheatgrass

Purely Inspired Organic Greens does contain stevia, but as long as you can tolerate this plant-based sweetener without digestive issues, we’re big fans of this dietary supplement for value hunters. 

Best for: Anyone looking for an organic greens powder with powerful functional ingredients (mushrooms in this case) for added benefits.

It doesn’t necessarily blow most organic greens powders out of the water when it comes to the mainline ingredients—greens, fruits and veggies, probiotics/prebiotics, etc.—but Country Farms Super Greens definitely stands out with its Organic Mushroom blend.

With maitake mushroom, lion’s mane, chaga, and more, this blend contains some of the most powerful functional mushrooms on the market, which collectively support many vital health functions, including immunity, energy, stress management, inflammation reduction, and much more. 

The greens blend is a bit lighter than most, but you still get barley and alfalfa grasses, flax seed, spirulina, chlorella, leafy greens like kale, and others. This is in addition to the organic fruits and green vegetables blend, and plenty of prebiotic fiber from blue agave inulin, Jerusalem artichoke, and more.

This product does contain stevia, and the low servings per container will have you re-ordering more often, but the combination of greens and organic mushrooms with Country Farms Super Greens.

Best Greens Powder FAQ

Are greens powders worth it?

Depending on the product quality (no added sugars!), your specific dietary needs, and your budget, a greens powder may or may not be worth it.

For the majority of us who don’t get quite enough greens in our regular diet, a greens powder supplement is an excellent way to cover nutritional gaps with whole-food-based ingredients and extracts. 

If you just want a little boost to keep you caught up on daily values, you can find a cheaper and more simplistic greens powder, and vice versa.

Is it OK to drink greens powder every day?

As long as you’re consuming the dietary supplement in accordance with both the use suggestions and your healthcare provider’s recommendations, it’s generally considered safe to take a greens supplement every day. 

However, some greens powder supplements contain functional ingredients (like nootropics) that can cause subtle changes in your mood and energy levels, which may not be suitable for certain situations. 

When should you take greens powder?

As most green powders focus on general nutrition over acutely noticeable benefits (like a preworkout, recovery supplement, etc.), you can generally take them whenever you want. As always, personal preference and circumstance may make one time of day better than the other for you. 

Still, in some cases, your supplement may contain ingredients that calm you down (take at night) or give you an energy boost (take earlier in the day).

Are greens powders good for weight loss?

From catechins in green tea to ginger and dozens of other plant foods, there are many compounds found commonly in greens powders that can potentially aid with weight loss. 

If losing weight is your aim, we would recommend seeking out a greens powder that contains a fiber blend, like Amazing Grass Greens Blend Powder.

The best greens supplements for weight loss will contain both a large range of whole-food-sourced greens and fiber.

Probiotics and enzymes are a bonus, as they can improve gut health and support metabolism.



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