Top 10 Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

Top 10 Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

Top 10 Benefits of Wheatgrass


The simple goodness of the new growth from the wheat plant, Triticum Aestivum, is reason to add it to your diet immediately. It's low in calories, but high in nutrients and antioxidants. Purported to reduce cholesterol, alleviate inflammation, regulate blood sugar, and even kill cancerous cells! No one plant could offer so many incredible health benefits, could it? Experts say yes.



  1. Exceptionally high in vitamins A, C and E

  2. Contains iron, magnesium, calcium and 17 amino acids (of which 8 are essential)

  3. Super green color proves high chlorophyll content which forms close bonds with carcinogenic aflatoxins, blocking the absorption of these cancerous little jerks in the intestines. These findings have caused researchers to expand their study to include liver, skin, stomach and colon cancers.

  4. Contains the antioxidant glutathione, which is vital in construction and repair of the body's tissues. It helps protect your body from the damage caused by free radicals, heavy metals and peroxides.

  5. Helps to reduce blood pressure in people with coronary endothelial dysfunction, lowering their risk of arrhythmia and stroke.

  6. Reduces the incidence of ear infections among the 60 children who participated in the clinical trial which found 66% reported significant improvement.

  7. Several animal studies have found it's effects similar to the high blood cholesterol drug atorvastatin, which reduces total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

  8. Test tube studies have shown it decreased the spread of mouth cancer cells by 41% and reduced the number of leukemia cells by 65% within three days of treatment with wheatgrass extract.

  9. Aids in the absorption of nutrients, while detoxifying your system which improves digestion by reducing bloating and gas.

  10. Research with rats has shown wheatgrass may help regulate blood sugar levels, which can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar.


More research is needed to learn all the benefits we can enjoy from this amazing plant.


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