Wheat grass is one of the most amazing super foods. It is high in essential vitamins and minerals (including thirteen essential ones and dozens of trace elements and enzymes), and according to its proponent, Charles Schnabel, “fifteen pounds of wheat grass is equal in overall nutritional value to 350 pounds of ordinary garden vegetables”, a ratio of 1:23. Moreover, wheat grass is an excellent source of chlorophyll, which is known for its ability to naturally restore the pH balance.

Nutrients

Wheat grass contains every minerals known to man (Iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sodium and selenium are all present in wheat grass in at least trace amounts). And that’s not all. It also contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, I & K.

Protein

Wheat Grass is very high in protein and contains 17 Amino Acids (the building blocks of protein).

Oxygenates the body

Due to the ability to create a highly oxygenated environment in your body, chlorophyll can increase the alkaline Ph levels and help eliminate acidosis (a common issue caused by an overly acidic diet and environmental carcinogens). Cancer cells thrive in an acidic environment but can’t survive in alkaline environments.

Chlorophyll also helps:

  • Detoxify the body

Helps prevent premature aging (thanks to the antioxidant abilities and presence of super-oxide dismutase). It also contains antioxidants such as flavonoids and phenolic acid which  help eliminate toxins and increases immunity and energy. Wheat grass is a natural liver cleanser and blood strengthener.

  • Digestion and Gut Health 

Enzymes help to support overall gut health. Moreover, it has been shown to help treat hyperlipidemia.

  • Taking Wheat Grass 

Add 1 tablespoon (once per day) to any liquid drink (even plain water), soup, juice, smoothie, dip, sauce, etc.

  • Safety

Even though it is generally safe to eat, there are certain precautions you should take. Wheat grass should be avoided by people who suffer from grass allergy, while pregnant women should consult their physician before taking any dietary supplements including wheat grass.

Source: thinkorganiclife.com

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Wheat grass is one of the most amazing super foods. It is high in essential vitamins and minerals (including thirteen essential ones and dozens of trace elements and enzymes), and according to its proponent, Charles Schnabel, “fifteen pounds of wheat grass is equal in overall nutritional value to 350...