Wheatgrass is the perfect and among the healthiest foods rich in very important minerals and vitamins (13 of them are essential and have dozens of enzymes and trace elements). Charles Schnabel who is a wheat grass supporter in 1940 said that “15 pounds of wheat grass has same amount of the general nutritional value of 350 pounds of the regular garden vegetables”, a ratio of 1:23.
The wheatgrass is also a perfect source of Chlorophyll. It was proved that it naturally restores the pH levels of the body. Since so many people, as a result of the environment and the diet, have a composition of their body that is too acidic, the Alkalizing benefits of Wheatgrass are impactful and various.
As A Result Of The Amazing Properties Of The Wheat Grass, It Could Offer These Health Benefits:
Protein: This plant is very rich in many protein and contains around 17 Amino Acids (the building blocks of protein)
Nutrients: It contains all the minerals we know about (magnesium, Iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, selenium and sodium are all present in the wheat grass in at least trace amounts).
Vitamins A, B-complex, Vitamin C, E, I and Vitamin K.
Oxygenates the body: Chlorophyll is creating an extremely oxygenated environment in the body and it helps to increase the Alkaline pH levels and it also assists in eliminating Acidosis (which is a common problem caused by an environmental carcinogens and overly acidic diet). The Cancer cells have the possibility to thrive in the acidic environment however they cease to exist in the Alkaline environments.
Chlorophyll also assists in:
Detoxifying the body
Helps in the prevention premature aging (as a result antioxidant abilities and presence of the super-oxide dismutase)
Antioxidants: like Phenolic Acid and flavonoids assist in the elimination of the toxins and it also increases the energy levels and immunity. Wheatgrass is the natural blood strengthener and liver cleanser.
Digestion and Gut Health: Enzymes assist in the support of the general gut health. It has also been proved to help in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Taking Wheat Grass: you can add one tablespoon (once per day) into any drink (even in plain water), sauce, soup, smoothie, juice, dip, etc.
Safety: While wheat grass is generally considered as safe, the most safety and efficacy information are witnessing the long term users and not the long term scientific studies. Generally, this plant should be considered as safe for all people (some people with grass allergies reported to have contrary reactions like swelling in the nausea and throat). Pregnant woman need to consult a physician before they consume any supplements that contain wheat grass.