Wheatgrass is a tried-and-true ingredient in smoothies and juicing regimens. It’s almost automatic to throw it in with those other healthy ingredients you use to boost your strength, energy and your immune system. You’ll find plenty of it at your health food store, in tablet, liquid or powder form. But have to stopped to think about why you’re putting it in your drink and what it’s actually doing for you?
Although major chemical companies, like Monsanto, would have us believe that weeds are merely an annoyance – they can actually be quite effective at helping to heal the body – in juice form. In fact, these powerhouse weeds are far more valuable in antioxidants, phytochemicals and hard to find nutrients when compared to the average vegetable found in grocery store.
The headline in The New York Times made my heart sink: “Kale? Juicing? Trouble Ahead.”