Commentary, information and tips about Wheatgrass, Barley Grass, juicing, and living foods.

The Ant's Advice

by | Thursday, January 07, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

​We are all probably familiar with Aesop’s fable, The Ant and the Grasshopper, in one form or another: A grasshopper sings one summer day when an ant passes by, carrying a great ear of corn. “Come sing with me,” the grasshopper says. The ant says, “I’m helping to lay food for the winter. I suggest you do the same.” The grasshopper ignores the ant’s advice and continues to sing. When winter comes, the grasshopper has no food and it watches the ants distribute corn and...

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On Sprouting and Safety

by | Thursday, November 05, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Scientists and health enthusiasts have raved about the nutritional benefits of sprouts for years. It has been said that sprouts will fight diseases because of the phytochemicals they contain. Organic compounds called saponins found in Alfalfa sprouts work to lower cholesterol and stimulate the immune system. Sprouts, across the board, are overflowing with...

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Improving Productivity Through Sprouts

by | Wednesday, October 07, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

In our modern world, the lunch hour is one of the easier meals to consume lavish starchy foods, which are full of carbs and refined sugars, such as fries and pastas. “We are going out to lunch!” at the office soon turns into “Who’s ready for a nap?” Consuming these foods may be delicious and fun, but they actually lead to a sluggish afternoon and evening. As we know, our bodies use up vital...

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Our Emotional Connection with Food

by | Wednesday, September 09, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Compared to other countries, the United States has a rather utilitarian food culture; not necessarily in a good way. Here in the U.S., we tend to view food as fuel; a means to an end rather than a process. We want more of everything, even if it means lowering our standards for quality and ethics. We want to be separate from the process of how our food, both meat and plants, are harvested and produced. We don’t want to see the dirt, blood, pesticides, or sweat that is involved with getting food onto...

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Why Vegetables Are So Good For You

by | Monday, August 03, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

We all know that vegetables are good for us, right? I'm sure we all remember our parents telling us again and again that we should finish the vegetables on our plates because they contain fiber, vital vitamins, and minerals that our bodies need. But it seems that vegetables and fruits do even more than just providing us with essential nutrients. They provide us with...

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The Benefits of Wheatgrass for Pets!

by | Wednesday, July 08, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

I have often caught my cat, Curie, coming in after a long day of doing cat stuff with blades of lawn grass stuck in her jaws and whiskers, or I have come into the kitchen and caught her nibbling on my tray of wheatgrass growing on the counter. Sometimes she will vomit afterward, sometimes not. What could this mean? Why is she eating grass? Will it hurt her? Is it a sign that my cat is sick?...

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