Wheatgrass – ‘The medicinal Super food’

Wheatgrass is a nutrient-rich type of young grass that is germinated and harvested on its 7th day in the wheat family. It is a dietary supplement.  Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant.  It is gluten free and contains no wheat.

Health Benefits
Wheat grass relieves stress, heals, purifies, energizes, nourishes detoxifies and rejuvenates.

Wheatgrass provides a concentrated amount of nutrients, including iron, calcium, magnesium, amino acids, chlorophyll and vitamins A, C and E.
Wheatgrass fans say that its rich nutrient content boosts immunity, kills harmful bacteria in your digestive system, and rids your body of waste.
Wheatgrass can be used as a preventive/treatment for cancer, anemia, diabetes, constipation, infections, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis and joint pain, among other health concerns.

Acidic blood causes hypertension, obesity, thyroid problems and cancer.  Wheat grass is the cheapest source to help alkalize the blood.  Wheat grass contains lots of minerals, vitamins including B12 and amino acids.  It is rich in chlorophyll and antioxidants that help to oxygenate and nourish blood.  Chlorophyll in Wheat grass is similar to the structure of hemoglobin in our blood.  It cleanses the blood of impurities and heavy minerals.

One teaspoon (3 gms) daily in a glass of warm water for a month is good.  Ensure you are on empty stomach half an hour before and after taking wheatgrass.  As it helps in detoxifying, care should be taken to avoid prolonged use.  Intermittent use is recommended.    Besides it should not be taken along with nutrient rich food.

Health receipe (Smoothie)
Pear- Wheat grass Smoothie
Calories: 204
Fat: 1 gram, Protein: 5 gms, Carbs: 3%, Iron: 0.6mg, VitaminA: 7%, VitaminC: 105%

  • ½ shot of wheatgrass or ½  packet of powdered wheatgrass
  • 2 medium pears (or 1/2 cup pineapple + ½ cup green/red grapes + ½ peach)
  • 4 ounces filtered water

A dash of ginger and a slice of lemon may be added

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