Vegan & Raw Food News: Nanaimo

Power Food - Powerhouse May Article

WHEATGRASS NOURISHMENT
Wheatgrass juice provides a whole RAW food option for the health enthusiast, ensuring a high level of easily assimilated natural nutrients. One ounce of Wheatgrass juice has the equivalent nutritional
value to 2.5 pounds of green leafy vegetables. 

Wheatgrass contains a variety of vitamins including:
A, B complex, C, E and K. Also contains 92 different minerals and trace elements like: Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron and Zinc. Wheatgrass contains 19 amino acids including the eight essential amino acids: phenylalanine, valine, threonine, tryptophan, isoleucine, methionine, leucine, and lysine. Essential amino acids are ones the body can’t create, but
must be obtained through diet. The body uses these amino acids to create muscle tissue, clot blood and
repair cells.

Wheatgrass Immunity Booster:
• Beets - 1/3 cup juiced
• Coconut Mylk - 1/3 cup
• Pineapple - 1 cup fresh cubed
• Wheatgrass - 1 or 2 ounces
• Blueberry - 1/3 cup frozen
• Raspberry - 1/3 cup frozen
• Agave - 1 tbsp

 Blend & Enjoy!

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