Juicing is a great way to keep your alkaline balance – as long as you choose alkaline fruit and vegetables. Alfalfa (or Lucerne) is a sprout with small green leaves and Alfalfa juice is a favourite to keeping your body alkalized.
Although juices can be regarded as increasing the daily calorie content, it can be a great way of adding variety to our diet, especially if you’re committed to a alkaline lifestyle and you are tired of eating the same things over and over again
Alfalfa, which means in English “mother of all foods”, has not only been known to contain lots of vitamins and minerals, It is also known for being an efficient remedy for anemia, fatigue, weight loss, impotency and other health issues Moreover, it is a good source for Vitamins C, K, A, E, B Complex, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, some Amino Acids, and more.
The alfalfa plant is able to contain all these minerals due to its long roots, which can reach up to 30 feet long. It allows the plant to go deep in the soil and absorb all the nutrients and water to survive. Alfalfa sprouts are available to purchase in most greengrocers and health food stores. It is also easy to grow, on your kitchen bench or in your garden.
Alfalfa Juice Recipe
For those who want to try Alfalfa juice, here is how to do it:
• Prepare a blender, or preferably a juicer and some washed Alfalfa.
• Wrap the alfalfa sprouts with lettuce.
• Put alfalfa in the blender or juicer. Blend until the juice has consistency.
• To vary the taste, you can, if you like, add some fresh carrot juice (optional).
For those who don’t enjoy alfalfa juice or find it too complex to juice on a regular basis, alfalfa is also available as an alkaline supplement.