What You Need To Know About Wheatgrass
You’ve heard about it: Wheatgrass, a powerful superfood that detoxifies your entire system. But did you know it also contains great nutritional value and some incredible medicinal benefits?
Wheatgrass is the young grass (typically seven to eight days old) of the wheat plant. (A very important note: Wheatgrass does not contain gluten, so it’s safe for people with gluten allergies and celiac disease.) It’s a concentrated source of vitamin A, B, B12, C, E, iron, calcium, magnesium and 17 amino acids.
Wheatgrass is 70 per cent chlorophyll. Chlorophyll purifies and removes harmful toxins from the body, helps fight infections, cleanses the liver, removes heavy metals, improves the functioning of the circulatory and digestive system, regulates blood sugar in the body and improves your immune system by enhancing the bone marrow, which increases the amount of red blood cells (the ones that carry oxygen to the body). It also contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.