Due to the Amazing properties of Wheat Grass, it can offer the following health benefits:
Nutrients: Wheat grass contains ALL minerals known to man (Iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sodium and selenium are all present in wheat grass in at least trace amounts). Plus:
Vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, I & K.
Protein: Wheat Grass is extremely rich in protein and contains 17 Amino Acids (the building blocks of protein)
Oxygenates the body: Chlorophyll creates a highly oxygenated environment in your body which helps increase Alkaline pH levels and helps eliminate Acidosis (a common problem in our society due to an overly acidic diet and environmental carcinogens). Cancer cells thrive in an acidic environment but cease to exist in Alkaline environments. Chlorophyll also helps:
Detoxify the body
Wheat grass helps prevent premature aging (due to antioxidant capabilities and presence of super-oxide dismutase)
Antioxidants: such as flavonoids and Phenolic Acid help eliminate toxins and increases immunity and energy. Wheatgrass is a natural liver cleanser and blood strengthener.
Digestion and Gut Health: Enzymes help to support overall gut health. Also, has been shown to help treat hyperlipidemia.
Taking Wheat Grass: Add 1 tablespoon (once per day) to any liquid drink (even plain water), soup, juice, smoothie, dip, sauce, etc.
Safety: While generally considered safe, most efficacy and safety information come from the testimony of long term users not long term scientific studies.
Overall, wheat grass should be considered safe for all people (some individuals with grass allergies have reported adverse reactions such as swelling in the throat and nausea). If you are pregnant you should consult your physician before taking any dietary supplements including Wheat grass.