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What is Wheat Grass, How good is it for our health?

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Asked by Ganadhisha, 16 Oct '12 07:25 pm
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Benefits of Wheatgrass, a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant,
Increases red blood-cell count and lowers blood pressure. It cleanses the blood, organs and gastrointestinal tract of debris. Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the bodys enzyme systems by enriching the blood. It also aids in reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 16 Oct '12 07:46 pm

 
  
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Wheatgrass has lots of chlorophyll, minerals, vitamins, amino acids and other nutrients. The idea is to harvest the wheatgrass at a time in its lifecycle when it has the highest nutritional density. Generally people take about a shot-glass size dose of wheatgrass, either straight-up or mixed in with a smoothie.
Like all superfoods, wheatgrass has a long list of health and anti aging claims. Here are just a few:
improves digestion
increases energy
prevents illnesses such as cancer and diabetes
detoxifies the body
The biggest claim is that an ounce of wheatgrass juice is worth more than 2 pounds of fresh green vegetables. That claim, nutritionally, is just plain false. An ounce of wheatgrass juice has about the same nutritional make-up as an ounce of any green vegetable.
Wheatgrass is one of the original superfoods with a history dating back to the 1930s when health fanatics focused on wheatgrass after a series of experiments showed health benefits to chickens. People just ...more
Answered by jakir hussain, 16 Oct '12 07:35 pm

 
  
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Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum. It is sold either as a juice or powder concentrate, Claims about the health benefits of wheatgrass range from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties. Some consumers grow and juice wheatgrass in their homes. It is often available in juice bars, alone or in mixed fruit or vegetable drinks. It is also available in many health food stores as fresh produce, tablets, frozen juice and powder. Wheatgrass contains no wheat gluten.Proponents of wheatgrass make many claims for its health properties, ranging from promotion of general well-being to cancer prevention and heavy metal detoxification.It has been claimed that wheatgrass helps blood flow, digestion and general detoxification of the body. However, in one pilot study of children with thalassemia (a hereditary form of anemia which often requires blood transfusions), of the patients who were given 100 ml of wheatgras ...more
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Answered by Ataur Rahman, 16 Oct '12 07:28 pm

 
  
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