Hippocrates, thought-about the daddy of western drugs, taught that true well being comes from the food plan, which is the most effective drug. Dr. Ann Wigmore, who was born in Lithuania in 1909 and raised by her grandmother, a pure healer, ultimately immigrated to the US the place she spent her life selling wellness by means of dwelling meals. Ann studied greater than 4700 styles of grasses by means of out the world and concluded that wheat grass was probably the most nutritious of all of them. Whereas all grasses are therapeutic and offers you a wealth of vitamins, in line with Dr. Wigmore, wheat grass will provide extra of what the physique wants than the others. Evaluation in labs tells the identical story. Wheat grass comes out on high or near the highest in each class of vitamin per ounce. (Dr. Ann Wigmore’s Recipes for Longer Life)
A number of years in the past, Bruce McVay had some astonishing leads to two races he ran, throughout which he refreshed himself with wheat and barley grass blended into recent apple juice. Right here is the story in his phrases:
“Being an ultra-distance runner for five years (races from 30 to 100 miles or extra), I attempted almost each bodily enhancing complement and pure meals supply to enhance my well being, stamina, and oxygenation course of. One and one-half years in the past, I started juicing 1 to six ounces of grass each day. After 1 to 2 months of cleaning (which consisted of some complications and itching) I started to note large adjustments in my efficiency, power, stamina, and many others.. At all times up to now I used to be a center to rear of the pack racer. Wheat grass modified that.
This yr I ran a 26 mile race within the Teton Mountains and received by half an hour. The race was in high of the Tetons, 12,000 to 13,000 ft excessive, and right down to Jackson Gap Wyoming. Extremely distance runners from everywhere in the United States participated. On the 18 mile checkpoint some folks with twice the quantity of coaching as I, stop the race. Two or three completed. One thing I observed was that I by no means hit the wall (nausea, and many others.) like I had typically in earlier races. I used to be exhilarated all the way in which to the tip of the race.
On June fifth, of this yr I participated in 11.5 hour run-a-thon on the Utah State Jail. I ran over 62 miles consuming primarily wheat-barley grass juice blended into recent apple juice. Throughout this time I expended over 6500 energy. My nearest competitor was over 10 miles behind. These are factual examples, however the most effective result’s the way in which I really feel on a regular basis, in addition to in the course of the race…i.e. very comfy below bodily and psychological stress.
Some folks would assume that I elevated my coaching or educated lengthy and arduous for these races, however in actuality, I minimize my coaching in half throughout this time period. I had minimize my mileage from 60-90 miles per week to 30-40 miles per week. Think about, much less coaching, however higher performances in coaching and in races! I’ve damaged most of my very own private information. One other factor that amazed me concerning the jail race, was that my laps on the final of the race have been as quick because the laps initially.” (McVay Wins Utah Jail Race, by Bruce McVay)
Having juiced and skilled the vitamin excessive from wheat grass juice, I can report the identical sort of well being that Mr. McVay reported along with his expertise. I can’t say I really like consuming it, however I do really feel a rise in well being once I do.
Having grown up with a bit of little bit of land to plant seeds, I did not actually relate to those that wouldn’t have this treasure of their lives till I skilled it. There actually is worth in having the chance to have recent meals. The nearer one can get to the supply of your meals the extra you’ll know concerning the course of and the well being you might be getting from the crops. On this day of chemical compounds for killing weeds and bugs, chemical compounds for thinning fruit on timber and chemical compounds to forestall spoilage or protect the meals, you actually do not know what you might be getting whenever you aren’t near the rising supply.
For those who rely alone in your information, one of the simplest ways to get nutritious meals is to develop it your self or know the grower and all his strategies. What does all of this should do with rising wheat grass and juicing it? It’s so simple to develop it in your individual house and to juice it to get that wealth of vitamin, with no little little bit of land to plant seeds. It takes 10 days from begin to reducing and juicing. In days once I was rising it for pals and would begin 2 or three trays a day it typically received a bit of overwhelming, however the rush of vitamin was price it.
Why would I wish to develop and juice and drink one thing that does not attraction to me that a lot? That’s simple to reply. It’s for the vitamins. Wheat grass juice is primarily chlorophyll. It supplies excessive quantities of magnesium and is a blood cleaner and builder. It might probably dissolve scars, take away heavy metals, neutralize toxins, strengthen circulatory, reproductive, digestive and respiratory programs, and is a wonderful pores and skin cleanser. It’s excessive in enzymes utilized in each system of the physique. It retains the hair from graying, helps heal pores and skin issues and improves blood sugar issues. Due to the excessive focus of minerals within the chlorophyll of wheat grass juice, if consumed constantly over time, it’s going to flip a sickly physique right into a wholesome one. You will need to drink the juice whereas it’s recent, inside 15 minutes or much less of juicing it to acquire optimum good from the juice. Fifteen kilos of wheat grass is equal in vitamins to 350 kilos of carrot, lettuce, celery and so forth. It isn’t costly to begin a wheat grass behavior. Get your self a juicer and begin one at this time.