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Why Sprouted Wheatgrass?


SLIDE-3    In 1920 Edmond Szekely classified sprouted seeds and baby greens as the most beneficial foods. And he recommended that they make up 25% of our daily food intake.   Calling them life-generating biogenic foods, he claimed they offered the strongest support for cell regeneration.

In his book “The pH Miracle”; Dr Robert Young says “Sprouts are full of vitamins, minerals and complete proteins, sprouts are just about the best food you can eat.  They are living plant foods that are biogenic–meaning they can transfer their life energy to you!  Seeds become more alkaline as they sprout.”

A healthy body is alkaline (i.e not acidic).  Biogenic foods have an alkalizing effect on the body.  Double Nobel Prize winner Dr Otto Warburg found growth of cancer cells were initiated by a lack of oxygen and these cells, along with viruses and bacteria, could not live in an alkaline and oxygen rich environment.

The supply of vitamins existing in seeds are increased by the sprouting biochemistry from 50% to 1300%.  This biochemistry modifies the array of minerals in sprouts so that they are in a chelated form which is more easily assimilated in the body.

Various factors, in our daily life,  transpire to create free radicals within our bodies.  Free radicals are highly unstable oxygen molecules needing an electron to stabilize their disorder.  By stealing electrons from healthy cells the causal effects of this are the breakdown of vital biological structures and the alteration of DNA.  Once this has occurred, the affected cell will only reproduce the altered version. Super foods are a powerful source of antioxidants (minerals, vitamins and enzymes) which assist in protecting against this damage.

Best Organic Wheatgrass is a sprouted super food, grown aeroponically (without soil, free from fungus and bacteria).  Those wheatgrass powders that are grown in soil do not have the advantages of Best Organic Wheatgrass. It is the only powder on the market that has the roots and the leaves.  The result is a milder taste and more nutrients.


What wheatgrass powder can do for you!

Wheatgrass Powder should not be confused with wheatgrass “juice” powder
Best Organic Wheatgrasspowder” is aeroponically grown, cold-drying the whole plant (leaves and the roots) and then milling it into a fine powder.  The roots  (missing in most wheatgrass powders) are important for higher nutritional value.  The roots also contain SOD and P4D1, also noted in this article.
Wheatgrass ” juice powder” is made by first juicing the wheatgrass leaves and removing all of the cellulose (helps maintain health of the intestines) so a juice concentrate (a heat process which destroys the enzymes) is left, then it is dried into a powder. 

Wheatgrass powder is rich in protein and includes all 8 of the essential amino acids, as well as 13 of the remaining 16 non essential amino acids.  Besides containing 13 vitamins, 10 minerals, 100 enzymes and an excellent source of chlorophyll, wheatgrass has two other special components which make it particularly valuable:

Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) – The aging process has been directly linked to decreasing amounts of SOD in our system.  Increased amounts of SOD cause our body to repair itself quicker.  Additionally SOD acts as an anti-inflammatory and cancer fighting enzyme.

P4D1 EnzymeP4D1 has been found to do two things in the human body.  It is the first known substance to actually stimulate repair of DNA molecules.  It is possible that diseased cells can be repaired with P4D1 so that when they reproduce they will actually produce good cells.  P4D1 has also been shown in laboratory tests to eat the protein sheath off a cancer cell so that the white blood cells can attack and destroy them.

Best Organic Wheatgrass powder, along with the previously noted elements, is a powerful detoxifier of the liver, blood, and gastrointestinal tract while neutralizing toxins.  The enzymes and amino acids found in wheatgrass can help protect the body from free radicals and carcinogens.  Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood and increasing red blood cell count.  It may also aid reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body.  Recent studies suggest that wheatgrass has a powerful ability to help fight tumors without the usual toxicity of drugs.

The Power of Wheatgrass Powder with the Roots

Wheatgrass contains over eighty different minerals, is high in fiber, and averages 25% protein (more than meat, fish, eggs, beans or dairy products). It is also more concentrated in iron than spinach but, unlike spinach, contains little or no oxalic acid, which binds the useable calcium in the system and can leach calcium from teeth and bones.

Wheat grass has about as much magnesium as broccoli, brussel sprouts, beets and carrots. Magnesium is vital for muscle contraction and bowel health.

Potassium, ”the youth mineral”, which is plentiful in wheat grass, maintains mineral balance, tones the muscles, firms the skin, and promotes overall beauty. If you are on a calorie restricted eating plan for weight loss, you can have all the potassium you need if you use wheat grass, without all the calories from the potassium rich fruits such as bananas.
Wheat grass contains about the same amount of Vitamin C as citrus fruits, and more than common vegetables like tomatoes or potatoes. As you know, Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant crucial to the health of the skin, teeth, gums, muscles, and joints. 

Wheatgrass is rich in Vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining healthy eyes and skin, as well as supporting normal development and reproduction.
Antioxidant Vitamin E “protector of the heart” is a fat-soluble “fertility” vitamin, responsible for the healing of wounds and infections, and prevention of muscle degeneration.

Wheatgrass is a good source of calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth, in addition to acting as a buffer to restore balance to blood pH.

After reading about the abundance of different ingredients in wheatgrass, is it any wonder that a single packet of wheatgrass powder is equivalent to 17 pounds of choice vegetables?

Wheatgrass powder that includes the roots is more nutritious and has a milder taste than the wheatgrass powder from leaves only.