BENEFITS OF DRINKING WHEATGRASS
You can grow wheatgrass at home. The process of growing is easy: sow the organic wheat in humus, pour water and wait for it to sprout. Leaves of wheat should be cut and put in juicer or blender with water. This way you will get green juice which is excellent for your health! Drinking the juice of wheatgrass is known to do an excellent detoxification and it is also a good source of antioxidants that can protect our body from many diseases.
Young leaves of wheat are rich in nutrients that are very important for our health. They contain vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and a large amount of chlorophyll – 70%. Chlorophyll has a similar structure as hemoglobin – the molecule that allows the blood to transport oxygen to all parts of the body. The presence of chlorophyll in leaves of wheat can be easily absorbed into our body and performs cleaning action on the liver, cells, tissues and blood.
The leaves of young wheat contain vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, vitamin E and K and also there are minerals in the soil such as calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus and cobalt.
Wheatgrass drink is an excellent source of amino acids and enzymes. Nutritional compositions of leaves of young wheat provide good effects on skin, hair and nails. It is believed that this plant has an anticancer gene that also has great detoxification effect. Wheatgrass can be used for digestion, prevention of diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Consumption of this drink is recommended for persons who recently have had a surgery and/or are recovering from one. It is also recommended for persons who have increased mental and physical activity, athletes, people who suffer from diabetes etc.