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Tuesday, 08 March 2011

As a #1 standby I recommend people get themselves a wheatgrass / barely kit not only for optimal healh as a superfood and detox but also for food emergencies or the rising food costs associated with inflation.  The turnaround for a harvest to consume is 8-11 days approximately and only one ounce a day is required.

Wheatgrass protects against mutagenic effects, repairs DNA. A teaspoon of

wheat grass contains approximately 10-15 calories and:

* 8mcg iodine -helps protect against nuclear radiation exposure.

* It has nearly a gram of protein per teaspoon.

* 15mg of Calcium

* 3.5mcg Selenium 

* 870mcg Iron

* 62mcg Zinc

* P4D1  - an enzyme protein that can help repair damaged DNA

* Muco-polysaccharides

* Chlorophyll -cleans blood, removes bacteria from digestive track contains

antibacterial properties, but is also high in oxygen and light energy.

replenishes blood supply almost instantly (great for emergencies)

* Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) - removes mercury/heavy metals

* Pound for pound, wheatgrass is more than twenty times denser in

nutrients than the typical choice of vegetables. One ounce of wheatgrass

juice is comparable to the nutritional amount to 2.5 pounds of fresh

green vegetables.

* Contains many other minerals.

**One ounce contains 103 vitamins, minerals and amino acids

* is very high in vitamins A, B-Complex, C, E and K.

* contains every amino acid, vitamin, and mineral .

  There are many types of wheatgrass juicers available these days, my personal preference is a manual hand crank stainless steal juicer.to avoid any possible interruptions with power outages. I recently purchased my own kit & supplies and

will be posting my home growing  operation on webtv.ascensionseries.com

Clicking this image will take you to the website to get supplies..

WheatgrassKits.com

Wheatgrass Growing Supplies, Sprouting Supplies, Juicers & More

Other Nutritional Highlights in 100 g Juice
Analysis below prepared by Irvine Analytical Laboratories, Inc

Calories 21.0 Cal
Carbohydrates 2.0 g
Fat 0.06 g
Water 95 g
Sodium 10.3 mg
Iron 0.61 mg
Folic Acid 29 mcg
Dietary Fiber < 0.1 g
Glucose 0.80 g
Calcium 24.2 mg
Magnesium 24 mg
Selenium < 1 ppm
Potassium 147 mg
Zinc 0.33 mg
Phosphorus 75.2 mg

Vitamin A 427 IU
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.08 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.13 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) 0.11 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) 6.0 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCI) 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) < 1 mcg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 3.65 mg
Vitamin E 15.2 IU
Chlorophyll 42.2 mg
Choline 92.4 mg


Analysis of Wheat Grass

Wheat Grass is not an herb or a food supplement. It is a complete food. An analysis performed by Harvey Lisle and provided by the Anne Wigmore Foundation showed 3500 mg. of Wheat Grass to contain the following:


Protein 800 mg
Crude Fiber 600 mg
Calories 10
Chlorophyll 19 mg

 Minerals:

Calcium 18mg
Phosphorus 18mg
Potassium 112 mg
Magnesium 3.6 mg
Iron 2 mg
Manganese .35 mg
Selenium 3.5 mcg
Sodium 1 mcg
Zinc 17.5 mcg
Iodine 7 mcg
Copper .02 mg
Cobalt 1.75 mcg
Sulfer 7 mg
75+ other trace minerals 

Amino Acids:

Lysine 29mg
Histidine 16mg
Arginine 39mg
Aspartic Acid 78 mg
Threonine 37mg
Glutamic Acid 85 mg
Proline 33 mg
Glycine 41 mg
Alanine 48 mg
Valine 44 mg
Isoleucine 31 mg
Leucine 57 mg
Tyrosine 18 mg
Phenylalanine 38 mg
Methionine 15 mg
Cystine 8 mg
Tryptophan 4 mg
Amide 10 mg
Amide 10 mg
Purines 2 mg
Senne 85 mg

Vitamins:

Vitamin A 1750 IU
Vitamin K 280 mcg
Vitamin C 11mg
Vitamin E 1.1 mg
Thiamine 10mcg
Choline 1 mg
Riboflavin 71 mcg
Pyroxidine 45 mcg
Vitamin B12 45 mcg
Niacin 1 mcg
Pantothenic Acid 263 mcg
Biotin 4 mcg
Folic Acid 38 mcg

Other sources list these additional factors in Wheat Grass:

Cytochrome Oxidase Transhydrogenase Lipase Superoxide
Protease P4DI Amylase DEAE
Peroxidase Abscisic Acid Catalse

 

 

 

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