Wheat grass and barley grass
Wheat grass and barley grass are the latest trend in healthy food. They are said to be the green gold of health because they are one of the most powerful natural detoxifiers abounding in important nutrients: antioxidants, chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals.
Wheat grass contains more than 100 elements essential for the body, including minerals (potassium, calcium, iron, manganese and sodium), vitamins (A, C, B, K, E), fatty acids, enzymes and essential amino acids. It is also rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and beta carotene. 28 grams of wheat grass have the same nutritive value as 2 kilos of leafy green vegetables. The rich and green leaves of the wheat grass are nutritional guardians of your health, while its the sharpness awakens the energy in your body.
Its list of preventions is wide and limitless. Regardless of its use, whether as prevention for strengthening the immunity or losing weight, the powerful combination of wheat and barley grass cover a wide scope of the human health, thus having positive effect on:
Increasing the number of red blood cells – they stimulate the metabolism and enzyme system by enriching the blood. The consumption of chlorophyll present in the grass is a highly effective way for blood alkalizing and stimulating the body.
Improving circulation and strengthening the immunity - thanks to the rich content of organic acid.
Detoxification – – it cleanses the blood and digestion organs of free radicals and offers a great support for the lymph system by helping to remove various toxins from the body.
Improving food digestion – the amino acids and enzymes in the wheat grass aid food digestion.
Arthritis and fatigue - the grass abounds in chlorophyll, perfect for preventing inflammation in the joints. The chlorophyll increases oxygenation of cells which leads to tissue regeneration and reducing fatigue symptoms.
Preventing bad breath and smell - the wheat grass is a natural body deodorant, and its regular consumption helps avoid unpleasant things of the type.
Clearing sinuses – inhaling solution of wheat and barley grass through the nose helps clear the sinuses of toxins and thin out mucus.
Skin revitalization and weight loss – the grass has the ability to regenerate the skin and is perfect for losing weight since it is a low-calorie source of essential nutrients.
Having positive effect on reducing cholesterol and sugar blood levels thus improving glucose and lipid levels.
How to consume the grass?
The recommended dose is 1-2 tablespoons between meals dissolved in liquid (water, juice, yogurt) or added to smoothies, muesli and salads. Because of its specific taste, mixing it with citrus fruits is recommendable.