Another powerful superfood is barley grass which can save you from many diseases.
It is said that barley grass is one of the few plants that supply the body with all the nutrients from birth to old age.
Barley grass contains many vitamins and over 50 kinds of minerals: 30 times more vitamin B1 and 11 times more calcium than cow’s milk, 5 times more iron than spinach and 7 times more vitamin C than oranges.
It is rich in vitamin B-17, a substance that selectively destroys cancer cells. Barley grass powder is a rich source of chlorophyll which is important for detoxification of your body.
It also contains vitamin B2, B6, beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin E, K and others.
Protein content of barley grass is almost perfect because it contains all eight essential amino acids.
Despite all mentioned nutrients also it is included beta glucan, which is polysaccharide molecule that acts as an antioxidant, strengthens the immune system and reduces cholesterol levels.
Barley grass health benefits
This green powder offers many health benefits such as:
- Better digestion
- Lowering the bad cholesterol
- Better blood count
- Helps against arthritis
- Reduces high blood pressure
- Stimulates the thyroid gland
- Protects the liver
- Destroys tumor cells
- Cleanses the body of toxins
- Reduces abdominal pain and stomach problems
- Balances PH value of the body
The juice is very strong (concentrate). You can put it in a bowl of ice (cubes) and freeze. In the morning put a cube in a glass of water with a tablespoon of honey and one teaspoon of chia seeds. Or you can add 1 to 2 teaspoons into freshly squeezed juice or water.