Alfalfa is really a member of the pea family, making it a legume. It is indeed a remarkable plant as it can be planted anywhere in the world, at any time of the year, regardless of temperature and climate and it harvests in only 7 days.
Alfalfa sprouts derived from alfalfa seeds. They are white and thread-like, with tiny green tops. Its juice tastes mild and can be easily mixed with any other juices.
Alfalfa sprouts are usually hydroponically grown so is pesticide-free.
iJuice Alfalfa sprouts health and fitness juice contains a myriad of valuable nutrients such as calcium, folate, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, sodium, zinc.
This is the only plant that supplies the full range of vitamins, from vitamin A, B complex (even B12), C, E to K. Alfalfa sprouts placed in indirect sun for a couple of days before harvesting, even produce nutritious blood-healing chlorophyll.
HEALTH BENEFITS of iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts
The wide range and high concentration of so many compounds present in alfalfa sprouts juice make this plant highly nutritive. Remember I talked about the amazing power of synergy?
Anti-oxidant rich: Alfalfa sprouts is the top source of anti-oxidant among all vegetables. By drinking this juice regularly, it could prevent untold number of degenerative diseases. Some examples are heart disease, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis and even cancer.
Arthritis: A compound in alfalfa sprouts inhibits inflammation, making this plant highly beneficial for arthritis sufferers.
High blood pressure: Eat your way out of high-blood pressure with this plant that contains something magical that helps lower blood pressure.
Immune booster: Drinking iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts juice regularly will greatly boost your immune function as it increases the activity of your natural killer cells.
Leukemia: Recent studies also suggested that an amino-acid called L-canavanine, may be a natural agent that is effective to fight leukemia.
Lower LDL (bad) cholesterol: The active components in alfalfa have been tested to lower LDL cholesterol accumulation in the liver.
Short-sightedness: A study shows that this juice may also be responsible in the treatment of short-sightedness.
Ulcers of the intestine: This highly nutritive juice is also very gentle and healing for patients with ulcers in the intestine.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts contains essential enzymes which are required for food digestion. There are 8 enzymes present in alfalfa:
- Lipase – fat splitting
- Amylase – acts on starches
- Coagulase – coagulates or clots blood
- Emulsin – acts on sugar
- Invertase – converts cane sugar to dextrose
- Peroxidate – oxidizing effect of the blood
- Pectinase – forms vegetable jelly
- Protase – digests proteins
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts regulates bowel movement and reduces inflammation. Chemicals in alfalfa have mild diuretic properties which help the kidney to get rid of excessive water from the body, and regulate bowel movement. By removing excessive water, swelling and inflammation in the body (such as legs and arms) will also be reduced.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts helps fight infection -The chlorophyll in iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts is an effective barrier against bacterial invasion because of its stimulation effect on the growth of connective tissue and granulation tissue.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts is rich in vitamins including vitamin A as beta carotene, B6, B12, C, D, E, and K.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts is rich in minerals including calcium, magnesium, potassium, sulfur, iron, cobalt, manganese and zinc.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts is high in protein.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts is low in calories so no one can say they grew fat eating alfalfa.
iJuice Alfalfa helps in food digestion.
iJuice Alfalfa Sprouts slows down the aging process. This enables you to maintain your youthful looks longer, and stay energetic and healthy as you mature over time.