Pines International Barley Grass Powder-Barley Grass Dark green leafy vegetables provide your cells with the food they need. When your cells are properly fed, your whole being feels increased energy and radiant health. But how can you get the 5 SERVINGS of leafy green vegetables YOU NEED EVERY DAY without a whole new diet? Pines Barley Grass is the answer (for those who prefer its taste over that of wheat grass). It' s a whole food loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, beta-carotene, calcium, chlorophyll, fiber and many more nutrients your body needs every day. Convenient and concentrated! No fat! No cholesterol!
Why go green? Here are six major reasons for increasing your green intake.
A RICH SOURCE OF VITAMINS & MINERALS
Greens represent a convenient, essentially non-caloric, nutrient-dense source of otherwise hard to obtain minerals, like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and manganese.
BOOST YOUR MOOD
Dark green leafy vegetables like spinach, broccoli, and collards contain folate and vitamin B12. According to WebMD, there is a correlation between the consumption of these vitamins and rates of depression. "These veggies contain lots of the B-complex vitamins, which are needed to make serotonin, a mood-boosting chemical".
Green leafy vegetable like spinach, mustard greens, turnip greens, and lettuce, kale and salad greens contains the highest amount of chlorophyll (the green pigment) which is an excellent deodorizer. The green vegetables help balance the pH level of the body and thus prevent the occurrence of dry mouth which is one of the root causes of bad breath. A diet which is comprised of loads of green leafy vegetables will not only eliminate offensive odor but it will also boost the production of digestive enzymes.
SLOW THE AGING PROCESS
In addition to playing a key role in helping blood to clot, vitamin K is critical in preventing certain age-related conditions. Researchers in California found inadequate K can lead to cardiovascular disease, bone fragility, and arterial and kidney calcification.