Wheat grass is an inflammatory and not a superfood.
January 31, 2019 By Billy
It should be noted that in the 1970s, grass supplements like wheat grass and barley grass came about as a low-budget green food. The theory was “greens for pennies.” But unfortunately the pretty price of grass supplements comes with drawbacks. Grasses do have some chlorophyll but nothing even close to that of the blue-green algae. (This is why algae is the foundation of Infinity Greens!) Algae and all of the other more commonly known green foods like kale, collard greens, spinach, and chard are nutritively superior to wheat grass.
What many people are unaware of is that wheat grass (even juiced) is hard to digest and can be weakening and even damaging for the gastrointestinal system. Consider the fact that this is a food that has only been used for the last fifty years, making it something that we are completely unadapted to digest. Here’s why this is an especially big deal – naturally the digestive system is a pillar of our health. A weakened digestive system from routinely having irritant foods makes it harder for the body to eliminate toxins and absorb nutrients. The very opposite is what we need! Make a strong digestive system an utmost priority. It’s so very worth it. So pass on the grasses.