Have you escaped the flu? Fingers crossed your family makes a clean escape, but the flu peaks over the next two weeks.
A lot of people run out and get the medicinal flu shot even at this late stage in the season, but it is controversial for many reasons including the fact it is egg-based (not Vegan), tested on animals (not kind) and not guaranteed to work!
Escaping the feverish clutches of the flu is fairly easy. Wash your hands, keep up your plant-based, whole foods diet and take a daily dose of Nature’s Flu Shot: WHEATGRASS!
Wheatgrass is chock-full of living vitamins and nutrients that the human body needs to thrive. You are drinking the pure energy of the sun in every sip, which keeps the body purified, alkaline and energized. When your physical body is in balance it keeps sickness at bay. And if you do happen to get sick, recovery time is much faster with more mild symptoms.
Not to jinx myself, but my family does a shot each morning and we have avoided the flu for years now. Kids love the idea of drinking grass, especially if you have the space to grow it yourself. It also adds the most gorgeous splash of color in these months of white and gray.
I prefer to order organic grass on-line through http://dynamicgreens.com, which is grown outside in a loving environment. The grass is frozen upon juicing and separated into 1oz cubes. This makes the morning process go by much quicker. My son usually likes the taste, but some batches are sweeter than others, so you can mix in a bit of juice or have an orange or pineapple slice to use as a chaser if your kiddos aren’t used to the taste yet.
On their website, Dynamic Greens offer serving suggestions for all ages. They also say people with grass allergies or those on blood thinners may not be able to enjoy, but you can always check with your (open-minded) doctor.
Most health food stores and juice bars offer shots as well!
Cheers to your RAWKin’ Health!!