RAW FOOD, JUICES AND WHEAT GRASS JUICE
According to the medical writings of the Rambam (Maimonides), a person should eat only when hungry, and drink only when thirsty.
We, at Mitzpe Alummot, believe in eating organic, raw food (also called living food). This kind of a diet is an integral part of our program, and is also a very important component for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Any food which is cooked in temperatures exceeding 48°C (105°F) loses its vitality and its nutritional value. During the cooking process, the food loses 50% of its protein, 70% of its vitamins and minerals and 100% of its enzymes. It weakens the digestive system and results in poor assimilation of nutrients and production of pathogenic by products which can damage the body.
The staff in our center consists of people, who have the expertise in preparing delicious raw food meals from natural organic products, and they are all guided by a holistic nutritionist and a chef (Certified by LIVING LIGHT -a Gourmet Raw Food Culinary Institute in California), who turn the food served into a culinary experience with abundance of flavors, colors and odors.
The Menu Includes
Salads, fruits and vegetables, sprouts, legumes and grains, juices, seed and nut cheeses, almond milk or sesame milk, crackers and tortillas, almond bread, and more.
Wheat grass juice is important in a natural healing process.
According to Dr. Earp Thomas (an associate of Ann Wigmore), the nutritional value of 45 ml of wheat grass juice is equivalent to 1 kg. of fresh vegetables. Wheat grass juice consists of 12% water, 70% chlorophyll, 12% protein, 2% fat, 1.8% minerals and 2% crude fiber.
Wheat grass improves digestion. It is excellent for constipation and improves bowel movement. It helps fight overweight. As it detoxifies the body, it dissolves obstructions along the colon lining and speeds up metabolism rate. Wheatgrass oxygenates the brain cells and the body cells, and brings the body tissues to normal functioning. Drinking wheat grass juice elevates enzymatic activity in the body, thus helping it to rejuvenate.
Wheat grass, when grown in an organic soil, its chlorophyll will absorb 92 out of the 102 minerals in the soil
Farmers in the United States, who have sterile cows and bulls, put them on wheat grass to restore fertility (thanks to the high levels of magnesium which builds enzymes that restore the sex hormones).
Wheat grass juice will work better on an empty stomach. Therefore, it is better to drink it first thing in the morning, and then wait for 30 minutes until breakfast.
Alternately, one can drink wheat grass juice between meals in two- hour intervals after the meal or 30 minutes before the meal. For people who don’t like the taste of wheat grass juice, one can mix with a small amount of juiced veggies, or chew on a piece of carrot or ginger while drinking the juice.
Our wheat grass, sprouts and some of our vegetables, are delivered freshly to our kitchen from our fields.
We have a Kashrut certification and a Mashgiach (Kashrut supervisor), making Mitzpe Alummot the only Kosher Raw Food Institute in the world.
Every Friday night we have a traditional Kabalat Shabbat.
Our method follows the natural healing philosophy of Living Foods. Our philosophy regards the mind, the body Read more
Mitzpe Alummot is a Living Food Health Institute and Rejuvenation Center, located in Kibbutz Alummot. Read more