Alfalfa grass juice powder is made by juicing alfalfa grass, removing the cellulose, and then dehydrating the juice into a fine powder. Alfalfa grass is known as a superfood due to it’s high nutritional content. Alfalfa grass juice powder is included in SANE Garden in my Glass, a blend of more than 35 powdered superfoods (fruits and vegetables) clinically proven to promote health.
What Is Alfalfa Grass Used For?
Though grown as a forage crop for horses, cattle, and other animals to eat in many parts of the world, alfalfa grass is also valued as a medicinal herb. Alfalfa grass is used for diabetes, osteoarthritis, high cholesterol, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney conditions, and more. It is also also used to increase nutrient intake. Alfalfa grass is a good source of vitamins A, C, E, and minerals calcium, potassium, and iron.1
Is Alfalfa Grass Good For You?
Being a “superfood,” alfalfa grass is very good for you! Numerous clinical research studies suggest alfalfa grass may fight infection and support the immune system due to its antioxidant properties, relieve menopausal stems due to its phytoestrogen content, defend against diabetes due to its ability to improve blood sugar control, and more. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
What Are The Side Effects Of Alfalfa Grass?
Alfalfa grass is safe for most people and there are few side effects. However, there may be side effects if you take blood thinners. This is because alfalfa contains a high amount of vitamin K that can interfere with blood-thinning medication. Alfalfa grass has also been known to cause the reactivation of lupus in some individuals. So, if you are taking blood thinning medications or have lupus or another autoimmune disorder, it’s best to check with your doctor before taking any alfalfa grass products.7, 8
Does Alfalfa Grass Juice Make You Gain Weight?
There is nothing in Alfalfa grass that promotes weight gain. After all, a two-ounce serving of alfalfa grass juice contains just 8 calories but provides 0.2 grams fat, 0.7 grams carbs, 0.6 grams fiber, and 1.3 grams protein. Actually, alfalfa grass may promote weight loss due to its fiber content, which makes you feel full. This can help prevent overeating.9
How Do You Use Alfalfa Grass Juice Powder?
Alfalfa grass juice powder is a very versatile supplement. You can stir it into your favorite juices, teas, or other beverages...or blend it into a smoothie using other health-promoting ingredients, such as spinach and celery. Or, stir it into your yogurt, soups, or stews. Really, the sky’s the limit...and your health will benefit from this superfood.
The Best Way To Use Alfalfa Grass Juice Powder
But the BEST way to use alfalfa grass juice powder is to combine it with a variety of other superfood powers to maximize its health-boosting properties before adding it to your beverages or other foods. And you don’t need to waste time and money ordering several bags of other superfood powders because SANE Solution has made it easy for you. SANE Garden in my Glass contains alfalfa grass juice powder combined with a proprietary blend of more than 35 other superfood powders. How easy is THAT? Click here to learn more about Garden in my Glass and place your order before supplies run out!
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