Still afraid to try Wheatgrass? This little green gem isn’t just for the health obsessed and super cool hipsters. It just so happens that wheatgrass juice is beneficial for everyone. Wheatgrass trumps other grasses and could be one of the healthiest options in the produce aisle.
Wheatgrass is 70 percent chlorophyll. Why is this important? Chlorophyll is a phytochemical that gives leafy veggies their color. For our bodies, chlorophyll reverses the signs of aging, cleanses the blood, and has been linked to the prevention of cancer.
Check out our top reasons why you should give wheatgrass a chance : )
Benefits of Wheatgrass
Use Wheatgrass to Detox
Wheatgrass is alkaline based and filled with nutrients, which makes it perfect for detoxing. Nutritionist’s believe that eating an alkaline based diet improves cell function and increased the chances of weight loss. Wheatgrass, fruits, veggies, legumes and lots of water are a great additions if you are trying to loose a few extra pounds.
Boost your Immunity
It has been documented that wheatgrass can increase red blood cells in the body, which gives your immune system a hefty jolt. Next time you feel a cold coming on try a quick shot of wheatgrass!
Digest with ease
Don’t reach for that old over the counter antacid! Try some wheatgrass : ) Because wheatgrass contains an abundance of fiber and vitamin B complex it aides the muscles of the digestive system with food processing.
It is believed that wheatgrass works well in treating arthritis. In a 2012 Drug Research study, patients with rheumatoid arthritis were put on a plant based diet with wheatgrass. Patients experienced a decrease in symptoms! The chlorophyll found in wheatgrass is thought to fight inflammation, which is common in arthritis patients.
You can purchase fresh wheatgrass and wheatgrass powder at most health food grocery stores (Wholefoods is your best bet) There are many ways to enjoy the benefits of wheatgrass. If you don’t have a juicer, try wheatgrass power in water or a smoothie. Using frozen pineapple can help mask the flavor if necessary!
For more reasons to try wheatgrass check out WebMD.com overview information.
Here is a quick and easy way to enjoy a quick shot of wheatgrass each morning!
2 ounces of organic wheatgrass
1 organic large Gala apple
2 stalks of organic celery
1 squirt of lime juice
Place all ingredients into juicer
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Blend until all juice is out of the grinder
Enjoy the benefits of wheatgrass!