Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Amazing Grass

I have a secret to tell you.

I've been eating something daily for about two months that I haven't shared with you guys. I heard about it from the advice of my cousin, whose opinion I obviously trust.

Well, what is it?! It's Amazing Grass Berry Green Super Food! In fact, I just finished up my first 60 serving tub a few days ago, so it's about time I tell you about it!

I like to have it as breakfast in a smoothie composed of fruit, yogurt, the powder, and a splash of juice. My cousin is able to mix the powder in plain yogurt and eat it. Johnny is ok just stirring it in water or juice. It doesn't really dissolve, so I'll stick to my smoothies every morning for a better texture. Both Johnny and I think the berry taste is very reminiscent of Flintstone's vitamins!

The first week was rough. I was gassy and crampy, my digestive system was working in overtime, and my face was a mess. I was detoxing. But that passed and now I honestly feel a lot healthier. The first noticeable change, and my reason for trying Amazing Grass, was more energy and ability to focus.

Other changes in the past few weeks I've noticed are my hair and nails being healthier and stronger and my skin clearing up. Another terrific "side effect" is that my headaches have all but diminished. For years I have gotten two or three headaches a week. Since starting Amazing Grass I have only had two headaches in almost two months! I honestly have not felt this good in years!

Trendy or not, the stuff works for me and I will continue using it. You guys know I rarely recommend products, but I really love this one. It's made with all-natural, organic ingredients and is gluten-free and vegan. It's full of antioxidants, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and supports body alkalinity.

Alkalinity is especially important because our bodies need a healthy equilibrium of alkaline to maintain the proper pH level. Too often our bodies head towards a more acidic state and that is when disease and illness occurs. Disease cannot live in true alkalinity and I haven't gotten sick once while taking Amazing Grass. Not even after taking Johnny to the ER and sitting in a waiting room of hacking and coughing people!

This is not a sponsored post. I purchased this product with my own money and this is my personal opinion based on my experiences.


Molly said...

I love Amazing Grass! I've been using it every day since the summer, I think it's the best.

If you ever order it online, I have a discount code on my blog for 15% off....and right now they're having a sale, 8.5oz bottle of Berry Green SuperFood, 40% off, use code ‘berry10’. Promo runs 3/8-15.

I don't work for them, I just love it!

Christina said...

It's fantastic! Thanks Molly! I get it through Amazon. The 17 oz. tub ends up being only $32 when you subscribe for timed free deliveries!

Michelle said...

Wow christina, this is a fantastic post...I had no idea amazing grass could be that powerful, and YES your recommendations mean an AWFUL LOT!!!! The fact that it can make headaches dissappear is HUGE. My brother has gotten migraine's for the past 10 years and I'd love to be able to help him. Gotta investigate more into this!!! Thank you for the great tip!!

Jenn@slim-shoppin said...

I've never heard of it, but it sounds good, And you answered my question about getting it. I wonder if they sell that at Whole Foods??

Christina said...

Michelle I'm not 100% sure it would cure headaches, but both my cousin and I noticed the same perk! Johnny still gets his headaches, but has not been drinking it long or regularly.

Jenn they DO sell it at Whole Foods. I'm not sure of the tub size or individual packets, flavors, etc. b/c I don't have one near me. Amazon is just easiest for me and so far in my research seems to be the cheapest! (You know how I'm a bargain hunter!)

sophia said...

Oh noooo!!! You fell into the trap of the Blogger BAndwagon!!!! RRRRHHHH!!

Haha, just kidding. I knew you were eating this already because you told me before. But I'm glad you're reaping benefits of it! But I thought your skin is perfect much better can it be?

Christina said...

Nope, far from perfect! I had acne for years when I hit 17 or 18 and have some scarring on my cheeks. I'm actually pretty self conscious about my skin and rarely, if ever, leave the house w/o make-up on!

Jessie said...

Gah! I've got to try this stuff! I've been resisting because I've seen it on so many blogs (and also because it's hard to find here), but your praises are making me reconsider. I'm glad it's doing so much for you! :)

Anonymous said...

I have tried it - even in smoothies & the texture gets me - blagh! I am glad you're loving it though!

Christina said...

That's the funny thing, Jessie - I have never heard about it or seen it on any blogs!! Sophia was the one that told me it was a trend. After she told me the rebel in me never wanted to admit I used it! Haha but I decided to just wait and see if it worked. It really has done so much for me I HAD to mention it! I wanted it to be an honest review, not just "oh I'm eating Amazing Grass b/c it's the 'cool' thing to do." that's not me and I don't even read those blogs!

Anonymous said...

I've seen that around in blog land - I am probably the only food blogger on the planet who hasn't tried that or a green monster!

Glad the headaches are almost gone - that's awesome!

A@ Please Don't Eat Me! said...

holy!!! i missed this post.. note to self- get some amazing grass.. i get frequent headaches too- i know things work differently for everyone.. lol but you and i are twins- therefore- i might have a shot here!
(ps. i only found it because im making your polenta lasagna for my easter contribution tomorrow!!! whoooo)