There are a lot of vitamins and nutrients that makes wheatgrass a super-food. Here's what's in wheatgrass and what you can expect it to do for you.
Because chlorophyll has almost the same molecular makeup of hemoglobin, it promotes hemoglobin production and acts as a "blood food" to keep your blood healthy.
Assists in forming myalin (the covering around nerve cells that helps nerves to function properly) Also, B12 helps in forming blood cells. Vitamin C – Protects against complications of the flu and common cold. Helps to prevent cardiovascular disease. Also, Vitamin C promotes a healthy immune system.
Has shown to protect against the development of cancer. Helps prevent and has been know to reverse the effect of cardiovascular disease. Vitamin D also helps the body to absorb calcium, promoting stronger bone structure.
Helps the body to absorb potassium and calcium. Magnesium is know as "food for muscles" and also helps to promote healthy cardiovascular system.
Promotes the delivery of oxygen to vital tissues and organs, helping to increase energy levels and overall health.
Assists in thyroid function and plays a role in a healthy immune system. Creates antioxidants that fight free radicals that come from alcohol, tobacco smoke, fats, and pollutants in the air.
The benefits of wheatgrass can be taken advantage of by drinking fresh wheatgrass juice, wheatgrass tablets, or mixing powder with water and drinking it.
On top of the above health benefits, wheatgrass actually helps promote healthy bodily processes.