What is it…
Wheatgrass is the young wheat plant. It is a concentrated source of vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and enzymes.
There are many benefits and reasons why to drink wheat grass juice. The first one is that wheat grass juice gives you energy. Just two ounces of fresh wheat grass juice is equivalent to the nutritional value of roughly 4 pounds of organic green vegetables in vitamin and mineral content. It is best to be taken on an empty stomach because it is assimilated into the bloodstream in about 20 minutes and the vitality lasts throughout the day.
Wheat grass is highly nutritional and is a complete protein with about 30 enzymes and approximately 70% crude chlorophyll. It contains 17 amino acids-building blocks of proteins, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium and is a rich source of vitamin A, C, E, K, and B-complex. It even has more vitamin C than oranges, and twice the vitamin A as carrots, and is a natural source of B-17.
Wheat grass juice has been shown to build red blood cells quickly after ingestion. It normalizes high blood pressure and stimulates healthy tissue cell growth. It is also body cleansing. The many detergent factors of wheat grass juice can drain the lymph system, carrying away many toxins from all of the bodies cells.
Wheat grass juice is the fastest, surest way to eliminate internal waste and provide an optimum nutritional environment. It can also be used as a poultice or wash, stimulating healthy new cells and fighting infections.
When to drink it…
You should drink wheat grass juice immediately after cutting and juicing or it looses its nutritional value. The is a 50% decrease in effectiveness after 5 minutes and 70% decrease after 20 minutes. This is why The Bread House grows its own wheat grass, and cuts and juices it to order. So come on in today and give ‘natures great healer’ a try!