Wheatgrass Juice - Drinking Sunlight
Wheatgrass juice is a substance so healthy it’s almost miraculous. Full
of potent vitamins and minerals, it can help cure and prevent plenty of
human ailments, big or small. It can remedy something as simple as
tooth decay and may prevent serious diseases like Alzheimer’s. It’s
considered to be one of the most effective healing agents on the planet.
The plant from which wheatgrass
came from is nothing remarkable: the common wheat plant. But when
harvested and juiced at the time when its nutrients are at their peak,
wheatgrass can provide a lot of health benefits to the body.
When is the
best time to cut wheatgrass and juice it?
Ideally, wheatgrass must be between 7-11
inches tall when it’s cut. This is when the plant is at the brink of
its jointing stage, when it will soon shoot up into a massive wheat
plant. The power and energy necessary to make that happen is what
wheatgrass juice contains.
It was Charles Francis Schnabel who discovered in 1931 that wheatgrass,
as well as other kinds of grasses, reach their nutritional peak at the
stage just before jointing. He observed that his hens, which were
already dying, not only fully
recovered when he fed them freshly cut wheat grass, they
also doubled their egg production.
When wheatgrass juice was first being researched, scientists conducted
experiments that allowed them to directly compare wheatgrass to other
vegetables. Animals which fed on the common vegetables wasted away much
more quickly than the animals who fed on wheatgrass, which seemed to
thrive. They conducted studies and discovered that wheatgrass contains
a wide variety of healing and rejuvenating agents like vitamins,
minerals, enzymes, amino acids, essential fatty acids, and
antioxidants. Dr. Schnabel went on to determine how to best grow
wheatgrass and the best time to cut them.
However, it was Ann Wigmore who first used wheatgrass juice as a
healing substance in the 1950s. Wigmore was a sickly girl early in her
life. Her grandmother was a self-taught naturalist, and naturally,
Wigmore used herbs and plants to try and cure herself. She used several
different plants and soon concluded that wheatgrass is the most
effective healing plant. She used an old cast iron meat grinder and to
juice the wheatgrass.
Drinking wheatgrass juice is proven to be effective in giving the human
body stronger immune system, reduces inflammation, decreases cravings,
detoxifies body cells, improves clarity in thinking, gives clearer
eyesight, cleans lymphatic systems, provides better sleep, and many
more. The high level of chlorophyll found in wheatgrass is also proven
to be an effective anticancer agent, which lessens the activity of
mutagens by up to 99%. With all these benefits, you should be more than
convinced that drinking wheatgrass juice is good for the body.
best source of wheatgrass juice?
I have tried and tested many different forms
of wheatgrasss juice - from growing my own and juicing it (see my photo
above) to chilled packaged juice, to wheatgrass powder. My view is that
for most people, growing it yourself is just not practical (however, if
you do wish to, see my article on how
to grow wheatgrass).
I would recommend buying a good quality wheatgrass powder, such as Mega
Mega Greens is a special phytonutrient
supplement highly packed with vitamins and nutrients that can give your
body an extra boost in energy and vitality. It contains 78 natural
ingredients that can really aid your healthy diet: 34 superfoods
(including nature's wonderfood - wheatgrass juice), 17 amino acids,
vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, omega oils, and more. This
blend of organic green food helps in alkalizing your body, therefore
fighting off acid that can significantly diminish your health. It can
help balance your diet and immune system and could help to prevent
diseases like obesity, osteoporosis, insomnia, constipation, skin
disorders, and even cancer.
Mega Greens is available in two variants: Powder with MSM
(which can be mixed with juice or water) and Mega Greens capsules. The
latter is actually the same powder as the former, only delivered in a
more convenient form. Since there is no difference between the two,
choosing between them is just a matter of personal preference. If
you’re opting for the powder, you need to mix one teaspoon of it into
an 8-12 oz. glass of water, then gulp the solution twice or thrice a
day, every day.
All in all, a great, fast, convenient and affordable way to
get your daily
wheatgrass. Check out the website for more info and ordering: Mega Greens wheatgrass juice supplement
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