Wheat grass is a seven-inch tall grass that is grown from wheat berries that are sown on one inch of soil. It is people who are serious about healing and managing chronic diseases.
There is a property in wheat grass juice that enables it to sustain life in mammals and it can support human life if you eat it indefinitely. It is a whole food that can sustain a warm blooded being without the diet having to be supplemented by any other type of food, which is really quite remarkable. It is also a renewable resource that grows from seed to maturity in just a week.
Wheatgrass is used to clear up a big range of ailments including acne, premature aging, anemia, arthritis, asthma, bladder disorders, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, bone disorders, bronchitis, cancer, circulatory weakness, varicose veins, colitis, constipation diabetes, gum disease, eye disorders, fatigue, hay fever, hair loss, heart disease, hypoglycemia, impotence, infection, kidney disorders, liver disorders, lung disorders, nervous disorders, skin disorders, ulcers and weight loss.
Wheatgrass juice is recently making headlines because it contains many anti-aging nutrients. Among one of the most powerful anti-aging components is super oxide dismutase (S.O.D.); vitamins A, B complex, C, and E; chlorophyll; a full range of minerals and trace elements including calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium, a number of special enzymes; and amino acids (the building blocks that are used to create protein.)
Wheat grass juice also enhances the body’s defenses. It help protects the lungs and blood from water an air pollution, cigarette smoke, toxins and heavy metals. This is because wheatgrass has been shown to have anti-oxidative properties that help fight the kinds of free radical damage that cause degenerative diseases and aging.
It is also used as a potent aid in many weight loss formulas and weight loss juicing programs. As it is a whole food it can offer full sustenance and nutrition with next to no calorie intake.
Of course it tastes awful and is a real pain to put in the juicer but it is an amazing healer. In fact, wheatgrass is really the only juice you will ever need to drink during a fast as it is a whole food. Some people become accustomed to the strange grassy and minty taste, which is due to high chlorophyll content. Some people take wheatgrass straight with a chaser of water and other people prefer to mix it in a juice cocktail.
Fasting is one of the mankind’s oldest and most efficient ways to banish the toxins that build up in the body as the result of the pollutants that are everywhere in the environment. There are toxins in the air that we breathe. There are also chemicals in the water and food that we consume. When these chemicals, waste and poisons build up in the bloodstream you can suffer from weight gain, headaches, diarrhea or depression. Furthermore the body just becomes less efficient allowing you to become even more obese.
Fasting is an effective way to help the body detoxify. In fact, fasting is recommended for any illness as it gives the body the rest it needs to recover. It also works on those who are overweight. You can get rid of all kinds of terrible conditions fasting including colon disorders, asthma and allergies.
As a side benefit your organs get a rest every time you do a fast. This can help reverse the aging process as well as help you live a healthier and longer life.
Whenever you perform a fast several crucial changes take place. Your body continues to excrete toxins but your intake of them dwindles which in turn reduces the body’s toxic levels in general – this also helps you to lose weight.
When you fast a number of things can happen.
- The energy usually used for digestion is redirected to support immune function, cell growth and digestive processes so you are healthier and slimmer
- The immune system’s workload is reduced and you become less allergic to foods that you over consume
- Tissue oxygenation is increased and white blood cells are moved more efficiently which over the long term can also assist with weight loss
- Fat stored chemicals such as pesticides and drugs are released into the colon and kiddies causing you to lose weight
- Physical awareness and sensitivity to diet and surroundings are increased
Fasting can also speed up the weight loss process by cleansing your liver, kidneys and colon with greater speed. It can also help you purify your blood, lose excess weight and water, flush out toxins, clear the eyes and tongue and make your breath smell fresh. The natural weight loss part of the fast is just a bonus!
You should fast at least three days a month and follow a ten day fast at least twice a year.
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