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Phytomax is Back!


We are excited to announce that, after a far-too-long hiatus, Hammer Nutrition’s green superfood, Phytomax, is back! And not a moment too soon! Thousands of clients relied on this product to (among other things) bridge the gap between what we should be eating vegetablewise and what we actually are consuming. After an incredibly lengthy search, we were able to find a manufacturer that can provide consistent supplies of premium-quality product.


The USDA's Food Guide Pyramid recommends 3-5 servings of vegetables daily, but it's almost guaranteed that none of us comes close to that. While we all must maintain a consistent focus on consuming as many whole vegetables as we can on a daily basis (whole fruit as well), we also need an inexpensive, easy-to-use product to reach our optimal amount. Three capsules of Phytomax will provide higher quality vegetable nutrition than blue-green algae, spirulina, chlorella, wheatgrass juice, barley grass juice, or any other similar product. In addition, Phytomax is a concentrated source of enzymes, phytosterols, and phytonutrients, all so important to overall health but no longer available in appreciable amounts from our food supply.


Phytomax is the name we gave the supplement we produce from Hydrilla verticillata, a wild, rooted plant that grows throughout the South. The Hydrilla used in Phytomax is harvested from unpolluted fresh waterbeds in Florida, its processing preserves the enzymatic profile. It is free of toxic waste byproducts found in competitive products that are harvested from polluted lakes (such as Klamath Lake in Oregon). This makes Phytomax one of the few green products with both enzyme integrity and purity. And because the Hydrilla plant is rooted, it easily accesses the high amounts of organic minerals, vitamins, enzymes, and trace micronutrients found in the prehistoric lakebed's soils.


After harvesting "live" Hydrilla by cutting the plant just above its root structure, it goes through a five-stage pressure wash, which includes an ozone injection for removing bacteria and microorganisms. That extract the raw foods found within the plant's green stems, stalk, and leaves. A drying process is then applied using jet turbine blowers at a maximum of 88 degrees to remove the moisture without damaging the "living" enzymes and rich nutrients stored in the harvested plant. After drying, the Hydrilla is fine-ground, encapsulated, and bottled to prevent degradation or contamination.


Alkaline food
Hydrilla has a pH of 8.5 or higher, which makes it an alkaline food source to help offset the acidic pH generated during exercise.

Antioxidant power
Hydrilla is an excellent source of superoxide dismutase (SOD), a very powerful antioxidant.

Outstanding source of chlorophyll
Chlorophyll benefits:

  • Helps control hunger and cravings to assist in weight loss
  • Helps control body odor
  • Promotes healthy skin
  • Helps cleanse the body by binding with environmental pollutants such as toxic metals and carcinogens— chlorophyll stimulates liver detoxifying enzymes
  • Promotes the production of red blood cells
  • Helps promote quality sleep—chlorophyll-rich foods such as Phytomax, spirulina and chlorella (both of which are in Hammer Vegan Protein), and leafy green vegetables are very helpful for obtaining quality sleep

Contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA)
An essential fatty acid that helps alleviate aches and soreness

Good source of B vitamins
Including vitamin B12, which is normally challenging for vegetarians/vegans to obtain

Good source of many minerals
Including calcium, magnesium, and potassium

Loaded with beneficial complementary nutrients
Including enzymes, phytosterols (good for healthy cholesterol levels), and numerous phytonutrients


Though considered by many to be nothing more than a noxious weed, very few plants possess the nutrient/phytochemical density that Phytomax’s Hydrilla verticillata does. A daily dose of 3-6 capsules will ensure you’re getting enough of the vegetable nutrition that our modern-day diets rarely supply. Ask any Phytomax “junkie” (and there are lots of them!), and they’ll tell you that this is a must-have, must-use supplement. Phytomax is ready to help support your athletic and health goals!

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