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Have any of you heard of this? It supposedly has almost miraculous properties for recovery of athletes.<br><br>
My neighbor is trying to sell me some juice, with other vitamins and minerals, made from it called Mona Vie.<br><br>
Is it snake oil? Will I be throwing my money away? Will I die? <img alt="sad2.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad2.gif">
 

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My coworker was selling some juice that claims to cure everything.<br>
I don't think any of it will hurt.......but will it help? Dunno and I didn't buy any
 

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It is a scary deep purple color. It supposedly will make me healthier, more beautiful, live longer, be smarter and even run faster. I can't possibly be any of those except maybe faster. <img alt="tongue5.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/tongue5.gif">
 

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it's just another one of those multi level marketing companies from what I can tell. I have tried a sample of it before (they were giving samples at the Eugene marathon expo last year). Just tasted like concentrated grape juice to me. It may have beneficial properties, or it may be a total marketing scam . . . .
 

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I tasted it at a race expo once, too. I thought it was a.w.f.u.l! I imagine it <i>does</i> have antioxidants. But I wasn't willing to spend the money on it. Is there any evidence that if it has, say 10 times (or whatever) more antioxidants than pomegranate juice that actually means something? I doubt it.<br><br>
Also, it seems to me it comes from some very exotic fruit that is hard to get to in the rain forests of South America. Is there an environmental downside to harvesting it for us "rich" Americans? (I don't know....I'm just wondering).
 

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Ahh, found the one my coworker was selling. Himalayan Goji Juice.<br>
$50 for a one litre bottle of which you should take at least 2 ounces a day.<br><img alt="huh.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/huh.gif">
 

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Yeah - there was a clown at our office pushing this stuff for a while.<br><br>
I think its just one of those things they try to sell to old people.<img alt="banana.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/banana.gif"><br><br>
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.......but there's always <b>Something</b> isn't there??????<br><br><br>
like PT Barnum said----''NEVER underestimate the stupidity of the American Public''<br><br><br>
---edited to add----<br><i>to anybody who<br>
swears by this Stuff, I meant<br>
Some OTHER Stuff</i>
 

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Well, she gave me a free bottle to try out. If I end up buying it will be $30 a bottle. I drank an ounce this morning, and so far no miracle. <img alt="rolleyes.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/rolleyes.gif"> It didn't taste tooo awful, luckily.<br><br>
Thanks guys.
 

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If it does make you smarter, more beautiful, live longer and run faster, please pass along the ordering info to me!!!!!<br><br>
Susan
 

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I don't know about the juice, but since I've registered here at kickrunners, my avg pace per mile has decreased by 23.72 seconds!<img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
Must be the site.
 
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