50 Reasons Why I'm JUICED for Wheatgrass - #JuicedOnHumpDay

Fresh cut wheatgrass ready to juice!

Wheatgrass is amazing. It is pretty much the magical drink to everything. I once drank wheatgrass with every meal plus some extras while I was sick and got better so much quicker than if I hadn't! A wheatgrass shot a day, keeps the doctors away! 

Here is my little collection of why wheatgrass is freaking awesome!
  1.  A two ounce shot of wheatgrass is said to have the nutritional equivilent to five pounds of raw vegetables. (Source)
  2. It gives me energy and wakes me up in the morning. Wheatgrass is more effective than coffee for me. 
  3. Wheatgrass is such a pretty color of very vibrant green. It makes a beautiful home decor.
  4. Pumped with amazing nutrients. Vitamin A. Vitamin C. Vitamin E. Iron. Calcium. Magnesium. Amino Acids. Wow! (Source)
  5. Wheatgrass helps my immune system. I once took lots of wheatgrass shots and put them in my drinks for three days while I was sick and got better so fast!
  6. Good source for protein. Yeah! (Source)
  7. Helps prevent gray hair.  (Source
  8. It even prevents hair loss! (Source)
  9. Used for cancer and arthritis alternative programs. Wheatgrass contains a lot of chlorophyll which is said to help fight cancer and arthritis. (Source)
  10. Treats constipation (Source)
  11. Has a lot of iron which helps increase red blood cells. Perfect for those who are anemic.  (Source)
  12. Helps with prevention of heart disease and diabetes. (Source)
  13. When massaged onto the scalp and kept on for 15 minutes, it can help reduce and get rid of dandruff. (Source)
  14. Helps remove toxins in your blood and liver.  (Source)
  15. Can be used as a body deodorant. (Source)
  16. Wheatgrass contains amino acids which are the "building blocks of protein".  (Source)
  17. It is a powerful detoxifier filled with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, and phytonutrients. (Source)
  18. Helps the body restore abnormalities due to the high levels of oxygen in it.  (Source)
  19. Helps prevent varicose veins.  (Source)
  20. It is a great skin cleanser. It helps remove dead skins cells from your body.  (Source)
  21. Helps protect us from carcinogens. As in... lessening the effects of radiation and toxins coming into our body. What?! How crazy is that!!!  (Source)
  22. It is 73% carbs and 27% protein. (Source)
  23. Gargling wheatgrass will help a sore throat. (Source)
  24. Wheatgrass has an antibacterial effect. When two ounces of wheatgrass juice is mixed with a bucket of distilled water, soak feet it and it helps with the itching from athlete's foot! (Source)
  25. Treats the common cold, coughs, bronchitis, fevers, infection, and inflammation of the throat and mouth.  (Source)
  26. Wheatgrass is 70% chlorophyll.  (Source)
  27. Helps remove heavy metals that are in your body.  (Source)
  28. It helps relieve your body of cravings and helps prevent overeating. (Source)
  29. Helps with chronic skin disorders. (Source)
  30. Helps reduce or eliminate bad breath and bad odor because it is so detoxifying.  (Source)
  31. It is best to drink wheatgrass on an empty stomach to get all the benefits from it. (Source)
  32. Because of its antibacterial effects, it creates an unfavorable environment for yeast and bacteria. With regular consumption, you can prevent yeast and bacterial growth. Candida anyone?  (Source)
  33. Wheatgrass can be found in different forms. Instead of juicing it, it can come in a powder form. This makes it easy to put in our smoothies!
  34. It can help with treating acne, blackheads, and whiteheads. (Source)
  35. Helps with rheumatic pain.  (Source)
  36. Tightens and soothes loose skin. (Source)
  37. Have diabetes? This magical drink helps regulate your sugar levels. (Source)
  38. It helps reduce inflammation. (Source)
  39. Because wheatgrass is so detoxifying, some people get headaches. This is a sign that the toxins are starting to leave your body!  (Source)
  40. Wheatgrass grows really quickly.
  41. It only takes a minute to digest.  (Source)
  42. Helps soothe cuts and burns. (Source)
  43. Cleans out the organs. (Source)
  44. Wheatgrass helps build muscles because of its amino acids.  (Source)
  45. It can help with tooth problems, like tooth decay. (Source)
  46. Wheatgrass is very high in fiber, so be careful or you will be running to the bathroom! (Source)
  47. Helps lower blood pressure. (Source)
  48. Increases red blood cell count. (Source)
  49. It is very alkaline, which helps your body balance its pH levels. (Source)
  50. Wheatgrass is really easy to grow! Check back soon on how I did it (: Follow me on Twitter and Instagram for a fun little day by day update of my little plants.
  51. BONUS! Includes these vitamins: A, C, E, K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, and Choline. (Source)
  52. BONUS! Includes these minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, and Selenium.   (Source)

Courtesy of WebMD, Hippocrates Institute, Horticulture Center of Illinois State, Landline Australia, Juice for Health, American Cancer Society, Self Nutrition Data, The Chalkboard Mag, Raw for Beauty, My Health by Nature, Stylecraze,

DISCLAIMER: I am not a doctor. Please talk to your doctor before introducing something new to your diet. If you have a wheat allergy, start small. If allergies persist, stop. Wheat grass does not contain gluten but always use caution. I am not claiming that wheatgrass cures or treats any disease, sickness, or ailment.

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