Three wonderful new beverages that come all the way from Australia have earned the Body Ecology stamp of approval. You will definitely want to add these to your growing repertoire of foods that contain beneficial bacteria and yeast. Everyone, including those with Candidiasis and sensitivity to wheat, can enjoy these new therapeutic editions to the Body Ecology Diet.
Body Ecology encourages you to also add cultured vegetables, kefir from milk or young green coconut juice to your diet. These foods strengthen your health and immunity. We must learn that these organisms are not our enemies-- we just need the right ones.
We were enlightened after a Q&A session with Grainfields about their products.
Here is what we learned:
What does the B.E. stand for on the Wholegrain Liquid label?
B.E. means before everything it was the first product we made.
The liquid beverage has ingredients not recommended on the Body Ecology Diet, such as those with gluten. Is this safe for someone with candida?
This is perfectly safe for people with candida because all the gluten has been fermented out and converted to amino acids. You will find that once the body is colonized, most of the allergies go away. Candida is an imbalance of bad yeasts in the body, but Grainfield products are beneficial yeasts that help to suppress candida yeasts.
Is BE liquid like rejuvalac?
Rejuvalac is a fermented wheat drink that was created by Anne Wigmore and is recommended on the traditional raw foods diet that she created years ago. It contains wild yeast from the air. Donna does not recommend it on The Body Ecology Diet because many people with a systemic yeast infection (candidiasis) have a very negative reaction to it.BE Wholegrain Liquid also contains wheat (and other grains, beans and seeds) that have been fermented by adding hardy mircroflora and beneficial yeast such as Saccharomyces Boulardii. The two products are completely different. The microflora in the BE wholegrain liquid have specifically acted upon the wheat and made it not only harmless but beneficial.. We believe that Anne Wigmore, the creator of Rejuvelac and the founder of the raw foods movement, would probably be quite thrilled to be able to recommend this wonderful BE wholegrain liquid to her followers. BE liquid and Extract of Ginger& Lemon and the fermented Spirulina all contain the same wonderful microorganisms. Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Lactobacillus Delbreukii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (a yeast and an excellent source of B vitamins) and Saccharomyces Boulardii (also a yeast that has been shown to control pathogens like Clostridia Difficile).
Our favorite way to use BE Whole Grain Liquid:
- Fill glass 1/4 full with BE Whole Grain Liquid
- Add one ounce of Extract of Grains, Lemon & Ginger
- Add until full, Sparkling Mineral Water such as San Pellegrino
- Add drops of stevia liquid concentrate to taste.
- Splash of raw cream (optional)
- A splash of Fermented Spirulina can be added for an extra "kick of energy."
Do you know if the beverages are good for specific conditions?
All the liquids we make are good for all types of conditions as they all aid in digestion. Once the body is colonized properly, the body is able to start healing itself and people will start feeling more energized and healthy. However, people may feel poorly in the beginning because the bacteria are converting the toxins that have been stored in their body. For those people who have had problems for a long time, more time is needed to heal.
Should people with certain conditions avoid Grainfields products?
We have not found any conditions that Grainfields products are not good for.
Why do your products contain malt? Are there special nutrients in malt?
The malt is actually a barley malt, or a simple sugar, which contains wonderful nutrients. Bacteria love to feed on it, making it easier and faster to establish good bacteria in the gut.
Does this drink become alcoholic?
No. This is safe for recovering alcoholics as it contains only .02% alcohol.
Are the beverages considered a digestive aid when taken with meals or just simply improves digestion so that when you eat, you have more microflora in your gut?
All our liquids are considered digestive aids, so they are great to eat with meals, or alone. They are loaded with the B group vitamins, which help calm your nervous system and keep you feeling refreshed.
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