Origin: Derived from freshly sprouted first leaves of wheat plants
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Overview: Organic wheatgrass is the first leaves of the common wheat plant. It contains chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins and enzymes which provides various health benefits including providing supplemental nutrition and curative properties.
Wheatgrass is a source of potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium. Wheatgrass is also a source of protein (less than one gram per 28 grams).
It is available in various forms including fresh, freeze dried, juiced, and powdered.
- Fighting free radicals, preventing cell damage, and reducing oxidative stress
- Reducing cholesterol
- Potentially killing cancer cells
- Aiding blood sugar regulation
- Alleviating inflammation
- Promoting weight loss
- Eliminating toxins
- Boosting metabolism
- Boosting the immune system
Common Dosage: 1 tablespoon of powder per serving