The Miracles of Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is one of the most potently healthy substances containing contains over 90 minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium. it is also rich in essential enzymes such asprotease which assists in protein digestion, cytochrome oxidase, a reputed antioxidant, amylase known to facilitate digestion, lipase which is a fat splitting enzyme, transhydrogenase said to strengthen the heart & superoxide dismutase known for its ability ameliorate the effects of radiation and slow down aging. Wheatgrass is also known to be a good source of amino acids (such as arginine, serine, absenisic, lysine, aspartic acid, glycine, alanine, methionine, leucine, tryptophane, phenylalanine, and valine), which are the building blocks of proteins, essential for growth and & regeneration. Wheatgrass is beneficial to our health in many ways. It is a great source of vitamins B, C, E and carotene which act as antioxidants and destroy free radicals and hence, cleanse the body off the same. Studies reveal that the chlorophyll molecule present in wheatgrass is almost identical to the haemoglobin molecule found in RBCs of the blood with the only difference that the central element in chlorophyll is magnesium and in hemoglobin it is iron. Therefore, it is useful for those suffering from anemia. Wheatgrass also keeps a check on the blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways though out the body, promotes higher metabolism and energise the body. Because it is also high in saponin, wheatgrass helps to detoxify the body by increasing the elimination of hardened mucous, crystallised acids and solidified, decaying faecal matter and thus, provides an optimum nutritional environment inside the body system. Wheatgrass is an extremely effective way of boosting the immune system to fight against diseases. It also contains several active enzymes which play a major role in breaking down fats, undertaking biological functions and assist hugely in weight loss. Being highly antibacterial, wheatgrass alkalizes and detoxifies the lymph and blood cells, helping the body to rebuild and transport toxins out of the body quickly and effectively. Several laboratory studies have highlighted the role of wheatgrass as protectors against carcinogens(cancer causing agents)as it reduces the absorption of a number of potent carcinogens, detoxifying the liver and neutralising pollutingelements within the blood. Wheat grass also regulates blood sugar levels in the blood and is quite beneficial for diabetics . It also treats weakness and fatigue as it is immediately absorbed in the blood stream and gives instant energy. It contains antioxidants which repair damaged cells and rejuvenates aging cells. Last but not the least, it improves digestion and metabolism Source: HerbHealtH

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