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What is Wheat Grass?

"Wheat is the King of all grain foods".   - Dr.  Earp Thomas

Wheat grass is grown from the Red Wheat Berry, a special strain of wheat that produces high concentrations of chlorophyll, antioxidants, active enzymes, vitamins, vital amino acids and other nutrients.  It is one of the most nutrient dense substances on Earth. It is packed with essential fatty acids and chlorophyll.  Wheat grass is a lush green plant that will eventually become a shaft of wheat.  It has a completely different structure when it is still in the grass stage.  At only seven days, the blade is 6 to 9 inches tall and can be cut an juiced.  The result is a juice abundant with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, chlorophyll and vital life energy. 


What is the Importance of Chlorophyll's Resemblance to Human Blood?

1.  Chlorophyll and hemoglobin are so much alike in atom structure it allows it to be absorbed quickly and begin to rebuild the blood stream.

2.  Chlorophyll is the basis of all plant life and the first product of light.  It contains more light energy than any other element.

3.  Farmers in the Midwest who have sterile cows and bulls put them on wheat grass to restore fertility.  (The high magnesium content in chlorophyll builds enzymes that restore the sex hormones).

4.  Studies of various animals have shown chlorophyll to be free of any toxic reaction.

5.  Chlorophyll is anti-bacterial and can be used inside and outside the body as a healer.

6.  Liquid chlorophyll washes drug deposits from the body.

7.  Chlorophyll purifies the liver and neutralizes toxins in the body.

8.  Chlorophyll improves blood sugar challenges (Hypoglycemia).

Wheat Grass vs. Supplements

Antioxidant Vitamin E, naturally found in wheat grass, is approximately ten times more easily assimilated by the body than any of the synthetic varieties.

Vitamin A, derived from animal products, or from man made supplements, can become dangerously toxic - toxicity warnings are issued with all Vitamin A supplements. In pregnant woman, high doses of Vitamin A can cause embryo deformities. That is not the case with Vitamin A in wheat grass.

Wheat grass has the amazing ability to pick up minerals from the soil, and is able to draw out more than 90 of the minerals (out of an estimated possible 102), which could be found in rich soil! That means you are getting all the vitamins and minerals naturally, no chemically altered substances!

Wheat grass is full of enzymes that are necessary for everyday living.

Wheat grass is full of enzymes that are necessary for everyday living.  Irradiation treatments (on food) destroys enzymes and vitamins, thus making the body unbalanced. Enzymes cannot be duplicated by synthetic scientific means because they are life itself. Therefore, those taken as supplements have little chance of performing the benefits expected of them.

This super food is a gift of nature, not something cooked up in a laboratory. Wheat grass, being highly alkaline, is ideal for counteracting the acidic modern diet, plus it's high in potassium, which is also lacking in many diets, due to our unnatural eating habits. Wheat grass has many remarkable properties. So many, that if you are thinking of taking one herbal supplement with your diet, wheat grass must be one of the front-runners.

When Should Wheat Grass be Taken?

Ideally, wheat grass is taken about an hour prior to a meal. This allows the body to fully metabolize it without competing with other foods; it may also curb your hunger so you eat less at meal times. It is recommended that you also drink lots of water, to reap the optimum nutritional benefits. Taking wheat grass as a supplement in the mid-morning or mid-afternoon is a great way to get an energy boost.


How Much should I start with?

Start with one ounce and gradually increase to up to four ounces for cleansing and nutrition. 


Allergies to wheat?

By the way, if you have wheat allergy, there is nothing to fear. Many people are allergic to gluten, which is part of the wheat berry; however, wheat grass is the immature sprout that has not yet transformed into a glutinous grain, but is instead a deeply green leafy vegetable that contains none of the allergic proteins common to grain. In fact, those who are allergic to wheat grain do not experience any adverse reaction when consuming wheat in its leafy green stage.


Why do we need “Super Green Food”?

Greens are our most important food because they provide us with all of the essential components of health. They are our food, as well as our medicine. Where green plants cannot grow, we cannot live.

People in fast paced societies like ours often eat very little, or none at all, of deep green, leafy vegetables. And those of us who eat them regularly don’t usually consume anywhere near the amount we need for balanced healthy living, unless we supplement our diet with nutrient concentrated green foods like wheat grass.  Well, maybe if you eat enough green leafy vegetables you'd see some similar health giving effects, but you would need to eat truckloads of raw (not cooked) green vegetables.

Compared to the costs of other vegetables, wheat grass is a real bargain, as well as being an extremely good way to make sure you obtain enough of the nutrients and fiber provided by deep green, leafy vegetables in your diet.  A major advantage, which it has over most vegetables, is that it can easily be grown organically and requires very little space and time.


The information on this website is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice.  These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada, or the equivalent in your country.

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