Why take a Wheatgrass shot?
So you may have heard the saying, “the grass is always greener on the other side.” Usually, it’s a matter of perspective, but if it’s wheatgrass on the other side, then that phrase is speaking the truth.
Wheatgrass is merely the grassy shoots of a young wheat plant–scientifically called triticum aestivum. The optimal time to harvest is when a leaf begins to develop into a split and a new leaf starts to emerge. This is when the leaves are at their peak nutritional value and can provide the most benefits.
High in Nutrients and Antioxidants. Wheatgrass is an excellent source of many different vitamins and minerals. It is especially high in vitamins A, C and E, as well as iron, magnesium, calcium and amino acids. … Antioxidants are compounds that fight free radicals to prevent cell damage and reduce oxidative stress.
1. Wheatgrass Shots are Full of Essential Nutrients
Wheatgrass shots are the total package for providing your body with the nutrients and health benefits it needs. This superfood contains antioxidants that are known to help fight cellular damage and reduce the presence of harmful free radicals.
By having a wheatgrass shot everyday, you will be able to boost your immunity and reap the rewards of all these vitamins and minerals:
- 17 amino acids
- Vitamins A, C, E, K, and B complex
2.It has anti-inflammatory properties
Similarly, wheatgrass has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory properties.
An animal study from 2011 highlighted that it showed significant anti-inflammatory activity against chronic forms of inflammation like granuloma and conditions that closely resemble arthritis in humans.
3. It can support your digestion
Did you know that wheatgrass is also beneficial for your digestive system? This is because it’s rich in an enzyme called chlorophyll, in fact wheatgrass contains 70% chlorophyll!These enzymes are said to help your body break down food and absorb nutrients better.
Why not give our wheatgrass powder a go.
Nutritional Information: Amount per 100g: Energy 1091kj / 261kcal, Fat 2.4g (of which saturates 0.3g), Carbohydrate 13.4g (of which sugars 1.3g), Fibre 55.4g, Protein 18.7g, Sodium / Salt 73mg / 0.18g, Vitamin C 2.7mg, Vitamin E (a-TE) 6.92mg, Iron 22.5mg.