November 2012 Issue
The Whole Truth About Wheat Grass
Wheat grass is sprouting up all overas a boost at the neighborhood juice bar, performance enhancer at athletic events and even as the star ingredient of the wheat grass diet, which promises an abundance of health benefits. But does this grass really deliver, or is it a simple case of the grass is greener? Back to the roots. True to its name, wheat grass is the young grass grown from wheat seeds, harvested at the point considered by proponents to be the peak of chlorophyll, protein and vitamin concentrations. Wheat grass is used both as a vegetable and a supplementits sold (or grown at home) as fresh produce, fresh and frozen juice, tea and in tablet and powder forms.
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