Raw Greens is a mixture of green life bursting at the seems, to make us everyday human beings to pro atheletes healthier and stronger.
It’s is the foundation for our bodys nutritional needs.
Raw Greens is a combination of 100% organically grown Wheat grass, Barley grass and Alfalfa grass.
All 3 of these powerhouse grasses are harvested at peak growing periods for full nutritional content. They are then dried at room temperature to then be meshed into powder for easier ingestion. Through this process is the only way to retain the extensive spectrum of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes and amino acids.
A modern diet can cause our bodies to be acidic. A typical western diet for many people consists of up to 90% acid forming foods and drinks. Foods such as white bread, sugar, take-away, processed or refined foods and drinks such as soft drink, tea, coffee and alcohol are some of the main reasons, people are becoming over acidic. To optimize our health and well being, the ideal balance of food and food residue in our body is about 80% alkaline and 20% acidic.
Apart from Raw Greens spread of nutritional value. It's more so infamous for its Energizing and Alkalizing benefits:
Energizing – These grasses are grown under direct sunlight. They inhibit the transformation of the Sunslight to energy (photosynthesis) so living organisms can be active.
Alkalizing – Raw Greens is a superfood that is naturally high plant-based calcium, magnesium potassium and sodium giving it unparalleled alkalizing properties.
For thousands of years across the world in such places as China, Iraq, Australia, America, India and Turkey and more. The name Alfalfa comes from the Arabian al-fac-facah, for “father of all foods”.
Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) has been ingested by humans. It is through this time we have learnt about its outstanding effects it has to our overall health.
alfalfa powder. Alfalfa Powder is a superfood that is naturally high in plant-based calcium. Alfalfa’s root systems can extend eight metres into the subsoils. Allowing its roots to reach minerals that most vegetable/herb plants cannot.
Alfalfa is rich in chlorophyll, protein, amino acids, B vitamins, Vitamin C E and K, calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron. In addition to its high nutritional value, alfalfa has a good protein content (18.9%), containing eight essential amino acids. Properties and/or actions generally attributed to alfalfa include anti-arthritic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anodyne (meaning relieves pain), antipyretic (meaning reduces fever), detoxifier, diuretic, laxative, nutritive, phytoestrogenic (meaning chemicals produced by plants that act like estrogens in animal cells and bodies), digestive and tonic.*Please note – due to the high level of Vitamin K contained in Alfalfa, this product may not be suitable for people who are taking blood thinning medication such as Aspirin or Warfarin.
When left untreated, high cholesterol can lead to several serious medical conditions, such as heart disease and stroke. But studies have shown that alfalfa may help reduce cholesterol levels in human patients. The results of one study were published in the May 1987 issue of “Atherosclerosis” and showed that alfalfa significantly reduced the overall cholesterol levels in the test subjects. In fact, the patients’ LDL, or “bad” cholesterol levels were reduced by up to 30 percent by taking alfalfa seeds for a period of eight weeks. Once the study was over, the patients’ cholesterol levels returned to their previous levels, indicating that the alfalfa had been successful in cholesterol reduction.
Alfalfa amino content
Barley GrassBarley grass is a magnate of many nutrients – very well digested by the body and rich in many minerals, vitamins, enzymes and amino acids. Its leaves contain a high amount of chlorophyll – a natural cleanser of the blood that help liver detox, maintains healthy gut flora and provides support to the immune system. It has high anti-oxidant properties and significant levels of Omega 3 essential fatty acids, necessary for healthy cell wall development and brain function. Barley grass is also an alkaline food and helps keep the pH of the bloodstream at a normal healthy level. It contains beta carotene and many antioxidants, and is gluten-free – making it safe for coeliacs and those avoiding gluten in their diet.
Cereal grasses like green barley (as well as wheat grass) help maintain a healthy digestive tract and support the growth of beneficial bacteria ‘lactobacilli’. The enzymes contained in barley grass play a role in the hundreds of chemical reactions taking place in our bodies everyday. Vitamins and minerals found in green barley include B Group (B1, B2, B5, B6 and B12), beta carotene, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese, and folic acid.
Wheat Grass Powder contains loads of Vitamins and Minerals and like Barley Grass, it contains over 90 Minerals vital for life. Wheat Grass is high in Protein and Dietary Fibre, and as well as Barley Grass it is a good source of Vitamin E which is a powerful Anti-oxidant that provides cell protection against Free Radical damage. It increases red blood-cell count and lowers blood pressure. It cleanses the blood, organs and gastrointestinal tract of debris. Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood. It also aids in reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body. Stimulates the thyroid gland, correcting obesity, indigestion, and a host of other complaints. Restores alkalinity to the blood. The juice’s abundance of alkaline minerals helps reduce over-acidity in the blood. It can be used to relieve many internal pains, and has been used successfully to treat peptic ulcers, ulcerative colitis, constipation, diarrhea, and other complaints of the gastrointestinal tract.
Is a powerful detoxifier, and liver and blood protector. The enzymes and amino acids found in wheatgrass can protect us from carcinogens like no other food or medicine. It strengthens our cells, detoxifies the liver and bloodstream, and chemically neutralizes environmental pollutants. Contains beneficial enzymes. Whether you have a cut finger you want to heal or you desire to lose five pounds…enzymes must do the actual work. The life and abilities of the enzymes found naturally in our bodies can be extended if we help them from the outside by adding exogenous enzymes, like the ones found in wheatgrass juice. Don’t cook it. We can only get the benefits of the many enzymes found in grass by eating it uncooked. Cooking destroys 100 percent of the enzymes in food.
Has remarkable similarity to our own blood. The second important nutritional aspect of chlorophyll is its remarkable similarity to hemoglobin, the compound that carries oxygen in the blood. Dr. Yoshihide Hagiwara, president of the Hagiwara Institute of Health in Japan, is a leading advocate for the use of grass as food and medicine. He reasons that since chlorophyll is soluble in fat particles, and fat particles are absorbed directly into the blood via the lymphatic system, that chlorophyll can also be absorbed in this way. In other words, when the “blood” of plants is absorbed in humans it is transformed into human blood, which transports nutrients to every cell of the body. Neutralizes toxic substances like cadmium, nicotine, strontium, mercury, and polyvinyl chloride. Offers the benefits of a liquid oxygen transfusion since the juice contains liquid oxygen. Oxygen is vital to many body processes: it stimulates digestion (the oxidation of food), promotes clearer thinking (the brain utilizes 25% of the body’s oxygen supply), and protects the blood against anaerobic bacteria.
Lessens the effects of radiation. One enzyme found in wheatgrass, SOD, lessens the effects of radiation and acts as an anti-inflammatory compound that may prevent cellular damage following heart attacks or exposure to irritants.
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