Wheatgrass refers to young grasses of grain plants which are cut and freeze-dried to produce a potent food supplement. It contains chlorophyll (nature’s most health promoting nutrient), 20 amino acids, several enzymes not usually found in other foods, 90 minerals, vitamins, good cholesterol, dietary fibers and other important nutrients.
The popularity of Wheatgrass started in 1930s when an Agricultural Chemist, Charles Schnabel, conducted an experiment with young grasses to nurse the dying hens, as a result of his experiment the hens recovered and produced many eggs than the healthy hens. Since then numerous scientific researches have been conducted on the nutritional components of Wheatgrass.
Wheatgrass promotes strong immune system, healthy digestion and healthy skin, fights free-radicals and inflammation, prevents cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and joint problems. Wheatgrass is sold commercially in different variants: powder, tablet and juice.
Often called "the fountain of youth" Wheatgrass fights the early sign of aging , this is an excellent supplement for people on the go. Prince Charles, the future British King, who is an environmentalist and actively promotes organic farming, has been a Wheatgrass juice drinker ever since he was a teenager. The Prince's Trust strongly supported the Wheatgrass for Life organization.
Wheatgrass Nutritional components:
Source: www.wheatgrassforlife.com (supported by the Prince’s Trust of Prince Charles, the Prince of