Wheat Grass is Easy to Grow and Provides Many Health Benefits

By: echarter
Wheat grass is produced by sprouting and planting the seeds of the common wheat plant, called Triticurn aestivum. It is known for the fact that it is harvested much earlier in its life cycle, compared to the edible wheat for example. Although it has been recommended for nearly 50 years as a treatment for various diseases, including chronic inflammatory conditions and cancer Dr. An Wigmore was the first to use wheat grass was the first to clinically test its therapeutic effects. Recently, this juice became something like "the espresso of the 21st century" and has been widely offered in salads, juices, smoothies and supplements, because of the fact that more and more people are realizing the importance of eating right, maintaining a healthy diet and fitness. It is rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals, helping you to live a longer and healthier live.

Wheat grass is very rich in proteins (40%), which makes it perfect for people who would like to add on some weight in the form of pure muscles, like bodybuilders and athletes, of course it is suitable for all of us, every individual should consume at least one gram of protein per one kilogram of weight, for example if you are 80kg (175 pounds), you should have at least 80 grams of protein in you daily menu. Wheat grass also contains 18.5 mg chlorophyll, 15 mg calcium, 38 mg lysine and 7.5 mg vitamin C, all per 3.5 grams of it. Because of all these components, wheat grass can be used for the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Simply put, it is a living food which is great for your health and should be included in your menu.

It lowers the blood pressure, but without the negative side effects associated with it. since it is a natural food. Furthermore, the consumption wheat grass can help in cancer treatment and even in the prevention of cancer.

The only unpleasant thing about what grass is its taste. In fact, wheat grass doesn't taste good at all. The good news is that wheat grass is consumed in very small doses and it can be added in a fruit juice or practically everything that will give it a more pleasant taste. Many companies are starting to sell drinks that contain wheat grass as an ingredient.

There also cosmetic benefits related to the use of wheat grass. It is known to slow the graying of hair. And, it has positive effects on the tooth decay, by giving them a more sparkling and shining look.
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