The path to health is not paved in gold, it’s paved in green. Yup, green is your BEST FRIEND. Green is the colour of money, green is the colour of health and it’s also the colour of chlorophyll.
Chlorophyll is basically liquid sunshine. It is the substance in plants that allows them to absorb light from the sun and convert it into usable energy. So when you think about it, when we eat raw green foods such as green leafys, cucumber, lettuce, kale, alfalfa sprouts, broccoli, green beans, swiss chard and drink grasses like wheatgrass we are filling our body with the equivalent of the plants blood. The blood that has coursed through its leafy veins to enable it to grow as big and as beautifully green as it is.
Chemically, the blood of the plant, chlorophyll is very similar to our blood, and when consumed, it easily slots right in with our own blood helping to oxygenate us and breathe life into every cell.
You can grow wheatgrass at home fairly easily, (which I have done) but with my already jam-packed schedule of juicing, smoothying, yogaing, meditating, visualising, raw cooking, writing 3 books, blogging for this website and coaching my clients, I decided that I could do with one less thing to do! So i bought some frozen wheatgrass.
It suits me down to the ground as it’s quick and easy and I can just chuck a frozen wheatgrass shot into a juice or smoothie and hey presto, I’ve just supercharged it and myself in double-quick time! There is no excuse for the “I haven’t got time to grow or juice wheatgrass or anything else for that matter – I can just about manage a glass of orange juice out of the fridge in the morning” people.
Wheatgrass is extremely cleansing, can help improve circulation, build a stronger immune-system, combat free radicals and increase energy. It is also a fantastic source of vitamins A, C, E, most B vitamins and contains laetrile which is shown to have anti-tumour properties.
So what are you waiting for? Even if you had two 15ml “shots” of wheatgrass a week you would be doing your body a whole lotta good!
I get my wheatgrass (and seeds) from Aconbury.