What is Wheat Grass?
Wheat grass is the young grass of the wheat plant and it is a fantastic superfood. It has many therapeutic benefits and is known as complete nourishment. It is packed with 120 types of nutrients such as iron, calcium, magnesium, dietary fiber, active enzymes, vitamin A, C and E. The extensive combination of vitamins and nutrients may make wheatgrass an exceptional choice to enhance your well-being. Moreover, wheatgrass has antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also known as “green blood” because of its high chlorophyll (70%) content, which is an important blood builder, aids in detoxing the body and helps support healthy liver function.
What Are The Proposed Benefits of Wheat Grass?
- Eliminates toxin
- Liver and blood protector
- Boost metabolism
- Improves immunity
Research has shown that nutrients in wheatgrass aid the body in getting rid of impurities and stored toxins. For example, chlorophyll aids in detoxing the body and helps support healthy liver function. (1)
(1) Yi B et al. Inhibition by wheat sprout (Triticum aestivum) juice of bisphenol A-induced oxidative stress in young women. Epub 2011 Jun 28. PMID: 21736952. Mutat Res. 2011 Sep 18;724(1-2):64-8.