Its Not Easy Being Green
Plants and animals are more alike than different. Both kingdoms eat, produce waste, and procreate. From there the distinctions become more pronounced. Plants majestically eat raw sunlight. We tend to eat whatever is nearest the front of the fridge. But green plants protect themselves with natural defenses to which our animal bodies are also curiously adapted—a kind of healing shuttle diplomacy between the living kingdoms.
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Talk about surf & turf — a blend of greens from land and water will give your musculature the potent protein it needs to swell and strengthen (thank you, chlorella and spirulina), and the immune system boost we could all use to naturally drop-kick the microbial bad guys who want to make us sick (you're a pal, wheat grass).
The first life on Earth—green plant life—spent eons above and below the waterline perfecting defenses and bathing in raw primordial sunshine. We don't know exactly why animals later showed up, but we do know that plants laid the groundwork for transferring the sun's life force into the grazing animals that came to rule the planet. It's all about the Green...