Wheatgrass Benefits

by Ross Bridgeford

The Awesome Alkaline Benefits of Wheatgrass

wheatgrass shotWheatgrass is one of the most potently healthy substances on earth. Yet for some reason it is still not mainstream – even though there are thousands of wheatgrass benefits that are so clear and felt so quickly. Since I’ve been using wheatgrass I’ve noticed my energy levels go sky high, my skin clear up and colds, coughs and illnesses disappear forever – and these are just a few of the great benefits of using wheatgrass that I’ve noticed! Others have seen their gray hairs vanish, Rosacea clear up, bad breath subside, allergies clear up and a whole lot more.

Wheatgrass has such an immediate and noticable effect on how you feel and look because:

  • 30mls of freshly squeezed wheatgrass juice (a wheatgrass shot!) is equivalent in nutritional value to 1kg of leafy green vegetables
  • Wheatgrass contains over 90 minerals, including high concentrations of the most alkaline minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium
  • It contains the essential enzymes: Protease (assists in protein digestion), Cytochrome Oxidase (a powerful anti oxidant), Amylase (facilitates digestion), Lipase (a fat splitting enzyme), Transhydrogenase (strengthens the heart muscle) & Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) (found in all body cells and is known for its ability to lessen the effect of radiation and slow cellular aging)
  • Just one teaspoon of Wheat Grass powder, weighing a mere 3.5 grams, is nutritionally equal to an entire spinach salad weighing a full 50 grams – it packs a punch!
  • Wheatgrass has more vitamin C than oranges and twice the vitamin A as carrots!
  • Wheat grass juice helps your body to build red blood cells which carry oxygen to every cell. By increasing the oxygenation the body you can help offset smog and carbon monoxide and increase your endurance during physical exercise
  • It also contains 19 amino acids, the building blocks of protein making this one of the most powerful wheatgrass benefits

Wheatgrass Explained

Alkaline Recipe BookBefore I get onto where and how to get wheatgrass, I’m going to list out the four main reasons why I love wheatgrass so much:

  1. Reason to Love Wheatgrass #1: Wheatgrass Builds Blood: Many health experts including Dr Young (pH Miracle) and Steve Meyerowitz (Nature’s Finest Medicine) have highlighted that the chlorophyll molecule in wheatgrass is almost identical to the haemoglobin molecule in human blood. The only difference is that the central element in chlorophyll is magnesium and in haemoglobin it is iron.

    Due to this inherent similarity the human body can easily transform chlorophyll into haemoglobin increasing the red blood cell count as well as the blood’s capacity to deliver oxygen and other nutrients to the body’s cells (Hagiwara, 1985) .

    Chlorophyll has been shown to build red blood cells quickly, normalise blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways though out the body, destroy poisonous carbon dioxide, release free oxygen and promote higher metabolism and stimulated enzyme systems. On top of all of these benefits, consuming chlorophyll from wheatgrass is a highly effective way to alkalise the blood and energise the body!

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  2. Reason to Love Wheatgrass #2: Wheatgrass Cleanses the Body: Wheatgrass is an extremely beneficial food in terms of both its cleansing capabilities. The contents of wheatgrass juice and powder (green drink) are reported to be within the region of approximately 100 separate elements with scientists dubbing it a ‘complete food’. According to ‘The Wheatgrass Book’ (Wigmore, 1985), just 140g of fresh wheatgrass offers the same nutritional value as over 3kg’s of fresh green vegetables! Thats a great way to get your daily fresh vegetable quota rocking – all from one wheatgrass shot.

    Wheatgrass is a great source of vitamins B, C, E and carotene which are hugely effective in destroying and eliminating free radicals and cleansing the body. Wheatgrass is also highly regarded for its ability to cleanse the blood, organs and gastrointestinal tract.

    Because it is also high in saponin, wheatgrass offers excellent support to the lymphatic system, helping to carry away hundreds and thousands of toxins from the cells of the body. Kulvinskas (Survival into the 21st Century, 1975) wheatgrass helps to ‘detoxify the body by increasing the elimination of hardened mucous, crystallised acids and solidified, decaying faecal matter…It is the fastest, surest way to eliminate internal waste and provide an optimum nutritional environment’.

    These are just some of the cleansing wheatgrass benefits, and I have barely scratched the surface with regards to listing its nutritional content. Put most simply, whether you are looking to undertake a formal cleanse, or simply try to add more nutrition to your diet – these reasons alone are enough to consider adding wheatgrass to your daily lifestyle.

  3. Reason to Love Wheatgrass #3: Wheatgrass Has High Amino Acid Content:: You may have heard the expression before that – amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are absolutely essential to our growth and cell regeneration. It is the astonishingly high amino acid content in wheatgrass that is leading to many bodybuilders and gym-goers incorporating fresh (a wheatgrass shot) or wheatgrass powder into their daily routine.

    Wheatgrass benefits are so impactful because it is a complete protein and contains, amongst others, the following amino acids: arginine, serine, absenisic, lysine, aspartic acid, glycine, alanine, methionine, leucine, tryptophane, phenylalanine, and valine.

  4. Reason to Love Wheatgrass #4: Wheatgrass Fights and Protects Against Illness: Organic wheatgrass powders and juices are an extremely effective way of boosting the body’s immune system to fight against and recover from illnesses and ailments. Wheatgrass is a great source of beta carotene, contains most of the B vitamins and vitamins C, E, H and K, and also contains over 90 different minerals and 19 amino acids. It also contains several active enzymes which play a major role in breaking down fats, undertaking biological functions and assist hugely in weight loss. Of the 90 minerals found, many of these are very alkalising and include calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and iron.

    Many of the health benefits of wheatgrass stem from the fact that it is a living food. Being highly anti-bacterial, consuming wheatgrass will help to alkalise and detoxify the lymph and blood cells, helping the body to rebuild and transport toxins out of the body quickly and effectively.

    Again, coming back to the chlorophyll content of wheatgrass – this can protect the body from carcinogens more effectively than any other food. Studies conducted on animals have shown that wheatgrass consumption has reduced the absorption of a number of very serious carcinogens whilst strengthening cells, detoxifying the liver and neutralising polluting elements within the blood.

But I thought wheat was acidifying?

Good question. The simple answer is: wheat is acidifying. The fully grown, harvested, stored, milled and prepared wheat plant is highly acidifying. But as with almost every grain, when sprouted it is very alkaline, and this is certainly the case with wheatgrass.

Do not worry about wheatgrass being acidifying, it really, really isn’t!

How and Where to Get Wheatgrass in Your Daily Life

There are three main ways to incorporate wheatgrass into your life. There are pro’s and con’s (sort of) of each, and getting a bit of each is probably best to get the full and awesome wheatgrass benefits explained above!

Wheatgrass Supplements

Wheatgrass (and other grass) supplements are powdered greens, condensed down, that you simply mix with water and drink! There are many, many, grass supplements out there so make sure you pick one that works for you. Here are my main tips to make sure you’re getting a good one, and after that it is really down to taste!

  • Make sure it is organic
  • Make sure it is powdered juice, not just powdered plant
  • Make sure it isn’t heat-dried
  • Make sure there are no fruits or sweeteners added
  • Make sure it doesn’t contain spirulina or any other algae, which are acidifying

It is also good to aim for a mix of grasses, alongside wheatgrass to get an even wider range of health benefits.

Here are my top three wheatgrass supplements:

Sweet Wheat: This is the original and probably the best organic freeze dried wheatgrass powder on the market.

The best wheatgrass powder benefit is that it contains ONLY the juice and provides an extraordinary balance of all the vital nutrients and minerals the body can use. One teaspoon of Sweet Wheat is roughly equivalent to one to two ounces a fresh wheatgrass shot. One ounce of wheatgrass juice equals the nutritional equivalent of 1.5 pounds of organic vegetables.

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Dr Young’s pH Miracle Greens: Dr Young is the world authority on the alkaline diet, so when he makes supplements, you tend to sit up and notice. This is a 5th generation green drink (he created the 1st too – SuperGreens) containing high quantities of wheatgrass, alongside barley grass, shave grass, dog grass and the powdered juice of vegetables such as broccoli, celery, spinach and more.

This stuff works, it gives you a real buzz and it tastes light, fresh and summery!

MegaGreens: a highly concentrated blend of 34 superfoods, 17 amino acids, vegetables, minerals, vitamins, omega oils, enzymes and more that will completely revolutionise your training. The dense hit of nutrients from each serve delivers instant and sustained energy and provides your body with the tools it needs for weight loss, muscle growth, rehydration, repair and replenishment.

By infusing your body with easily absorbed nutrients, omega oils & amino acids (and with only 3 calories per serve) Mega Greens gives your body the fuel it needs to burn fat and build muscle.

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Fresh Wheatgrass

Buying your wheatgrass fresh from a juice bar is also a great way to get your wheatgrass health fix! Make sure they snip and juice the grass right in front of you though! I’ve seen some sneaky bars in Sydney having it delivered, already juiced! Pretty much all of the benefits are gone if you don’t have it fresh.

Having your wheatgrass freshly juiced is a great way to feel the instant energy hit, it is so noticeable!

Growing Your Own Wheatgrass

And finally, you can grow and juice your own! This is great fun, not all that time consuming, and not all that expensive either! All you need are:

  • Some space
  • Wheatgrass seeds
  • Sprouting trays or an automatic sprouter (such as an EasyGreen)
  • Patience
  • A pair of scissors
  • A masticating or manual juicer
  • In that order.

    Note, you can’t grow wheatgrass in a standard sprouter (such as this) and you can’t juice wheatgrass in a standard juicer (such as this). But having said that, the masticating juicers (such as this Hurom) are far better quality in my opinion anyway, you you’re better off buying one of these anyway.

So there you have it! Can you think of any reason not to start having your daily wheatgrass juice? The benefits and ease of use make it a pretty simple decision!

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FURTHER READING:
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The Ann Wigmore Institute: recognised as one of the pioneers of highlighting wheatgrass benefits for health
The Hippocrates Institute: focus a lot of their teaching and healing on wheatgrass benefits and other holistic health foods
Frozen Wheatgrass UK: a great place to get all of those wheatgrass benefits in a convenient frozen format!

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About Ross Bridgeford

Ross Bridgeford is known as THE Alkaline Diet Expert...especially when it comes to implementation and making the alkaline diet REAL in your life. He has been living, learning, teaching, coaching and loving the alkaline lifestyle since 2004 and has written over 650 articles, alkaline recipes, videos and guides on how to live alkaline and stay alkaline for life.

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nnaliaka September 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm

Can I boil wheatgrass in tea

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John hall May 27, 2014 at 1:24 pm

I squeeze 2 grapefruits and 2kiwis and also add wheatgrass daily.. The time frame making is around 5:30am put on ice to chill… Now I don’t drink until around 12:00pm which is 6hours since… My question is do I loose any vitamins from time frame to start till actually drinking? Should I drink as soon as squeeze and prepare, is there a difference?

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Leone Evrenos February 27, 2014 at 5:28 pm

Since adding organic New Zealand wheatgrass powder to my freshly made fruit and veg juices I can honestly say it’s the best remedy for my constipation. I have a sluggish system and have tried various over the counter remedies and have found they nearly always gave me cramping. I have now found the right amount for me personally which is one tablespoon in a large glass every 3-4 days. I don’t suffer from bloating or discomfort anymore. Does anyone know if there’s any difference in the wheatgrass from China? it’s cheaper, that’s all I know.

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Robin April 23, 2014 at 4:23 pm

As to slow digestion; try upping your fiber intake. I’ve found 2 Tablespoons flaxMEAL mixed with about 1/4 cup orange juice works like a charm.Also moving around gets the system working well.

As far as Chinese wheatgrass; you’re not looking for cheaper when it comes to your health- you’re aiming for health. The closer your source the better, and if you’re talking aboutt powder just remember- there is no-one who checks the purity of things that come from other countries and there have been a lot of products from China that have been filled with all sorts of unhealthy substances- some which have seriously endangered people’s and animals lives.

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veronica January 15, 2014 at 2:06 pm

I was wondering what brand of soil do you grow your wheatgrass in? Thanks

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Sudesh December 11, 2013 at 8:23 am

Laura, for neve damage or any kind of painful conditions, along with wheatgrass, try bowen therapy

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veronica October 27, 2013 at 9:51 am

I was wondering if wheatgrass is supposed to have a strong taste to it? Sweet but strong? Thanks

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Energise Ross November 12, 2013 at 3:37 am

Yep!

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veronica December 1, 2013 at 8:00 am

Thanks just making sure I grew it right

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Aleisha Reppucci March 3, 2014 at 3:26 pm

Hi! ! Absolutely! I take it that you are using organic wheatgrass seeds? The wheatgrass shot naturally has a strong powerful taste, but the sweetness generally comes from organic seeds :) I grow wheatgrass and use non gmo organic seeds and my product always comes up very sweet and tasty! Goodluck! Follow Wheatgrass Women on Facebook for more info!

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susie October 18, 2013 at 6:38 am

i am growing my own wheatgrass and i am wonderingif its okay to cut fresh wheatgrass to make myself a hot wheatgrass tea. (adding the wheatgrass in boiling water)

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Nicoleta October 14, 2013 at 9:22 pm

Pregnant women can do enemas and implants wheat juice ?

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Puja August 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm

Can wheat grass improve egg quality/ fertility?

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Daleena May 16, 2013 at 10:54 am

I am 38 years old and found out about two years ago that I am HIV positve. I was with a man for 6 years who knew he was HIV positve and gave it to me on purpose.
When I was first diagnosed I was in an AIDS diagnosis due to my viral load of 3 million. I should have died. I started juicing and using everything green and then added wheat grass into my diet. Two years later my viral load is UNDETCTABLE. And my doctor who I have to now see every six monthes is amazed, ( as am I). I contribute it to my juicing everything green including Wheat grass as well as eating and juicing Bitter Mellon. (another amazing plant). Drink this daily and your body will love you, and you will love the way You feel

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winsom July 15, 2013 at 8:01 am

is it true??????????????????

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smartman April 25, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Wheatgrass seems like a positive role for any human consumption. My only concern is if this plant has common allergy problems. Other than that, I would love to try a shot, or two, of Wheatgrass.

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esther April 25, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Is it safe to have an enema done with colon cancer by our ownself

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RUIYA P.K. April 2, 2013 at 1:09 am

I am Gold Medalist in Acupressure and treated more then 50,000 patients in last 16 years. I recommend / inform so many patients for Wheat Grass benefits and take very good / excellent results in them. I am thank full to GOD and others who are explain the uses / benefits on Wheat Grass. Really it is a Gold Mine for health on the earth.

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Oliver Smith July 3, 2013 at 12:29 am

50,000 in 16 year is 10 a day, every day.

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RUIYA P.K. April 2, 2013 at 12:52 am

Sir,
Thank you for the great information given for consuming Wheat grass juice . I want to know whether it is good for a Diabetic patient . Further what is the dosage recommended daily or weekly befor e food or after food . Is it good for bones.

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Kym March 29, 2013 at 6:40 am

I don’t know if anyone else has asked this question, but is it fine to take mixed in with my yogurt and muesli at breakfast, or sprinkled on top of my salad and mixed to moisten? In other words, do I still gain the benefit from it if I don’t take it in a totally liquid drinkable form? Is there any way that one should not consume it? For instance, I wouldn’t put it in soup while cooking, but is it okay to sprinkle it on top once it’s in the bowl, or does any warming harm it? It really does taste unpleasant on its own, and I only drink water. I’ve found it’s much more palatable using it the other ways I described. Thanks.

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Daleena May 16, 2013 at 11:01 am

Yes!!! You can mix it with yogurt. I would try the plain greek Yogurt due to the probiotic benefits of it. Add a bit of palm sugar which will not spike your glucose levels like refined sugar, but if you can’t get palm sugar try a touch of honey or i a smoothie. You as well can absolutly put in on your salad or mix it in with your soup. But DO NOT COOK IT. I hope this helps, and God bless and good luck to you.

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fudgeman March 20, 2013 at 3:01 pm

is it possible to just add wheatgrass to a smoothie or do I HAVE to juice it? for instance, I know that NOW brands makes a SOD supplement that is just dried wheatgrass. sooo…..why not just buy some frozen grass from costco and just throw it in a smoothie? or just take some and put it in a blender? is that bad?

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Sanjeevi November 25, 2012 at 9:06 am

I have just ordered the Wheatgrass powder.
I am going to try.
I shall back with results soon.

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Soulful November 8, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Absolutely brilliant article. Thanks for this, I’m new to wheatgrass and this article was so clear and concise that it makes a great primary source. Now I want to start my own home wheatgrass farm :)

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egahoou August 10, 2012 at 8:28 am

thank you for sharing, i copy park of your article to share in my facebook, tq

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soldier jdf spencer May 7, 2012 at 5:02 am

wheatgrass is the best,i been taking wheatgrass now for a few months i have so much more energy,

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Sha March 22, 2012 at 2:18 am

Hi, I tried wheat grass today for the first time, it was different at first, however, it’s a tolerable flavor. I have low blood, so I’ll give it a try from this day forward.

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Rosena edner March 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm

I am looking forward to shrink my .
I have bad periods every month. It’s very hurtful.

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Basant kumar March 10, 2012 at 5:56 am

very good information, let every one follow and keep good health
and cherish and happy long life……its really a “GOD’S GIFT TO
THA MANKIND…..THANKS TO THE SCIENTISTS AND RESERCHERS…..

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Orlando Stephen March 6, 2012 at 2:12 pm

I am now coming off a bout of viral infection that caused vomiting and severe diarrhoea (5 days x approx. 30 times a day). Should I commence the use od Wheat Grass Powder in my daily diet? I normally use one teaspoon of the powder with my tea or coffee on mornings. What’s the best way that it should be used in this case?
Thanks
Orlando Stephen
Trinidad and Tobago

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Jenny August 12, 2013 at 5:46 am

Wheatgrass should not be taken with coffee. Coffee is very acidic and would
Defeat the health benefits. Fresh is always best on an empty stomach so your blood can quickly absorb it. Powder is not the same, but still not good to take with coffee.

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Tom August 30, 2013 at 10:53 pm

Jenny,
I’m just about to start harvesting my first wheatgrass… I generally make a “green juice” every morning.. kale, celery, cucumbers etc.. I plan to simply add “some” fresh cut wheatgrass with this.. is there such a thing as “too much?” I’m picturing a handful at most.. I know like most grasses I’ll be able to continue harvesting well into the fall..
Thanks in advance!
Tom

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Christine February 21, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Hi, I think I really enjoyed your page. Alot of good information. I would like to know if you recommend taking 2 products you have recomended at the same time..

Thanks!

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Mark Leland February 10, 2012 at 2:45 am

I just posted a comment and I am frustrated by the typos because of the Facebook/Tweet box thingy that obscures the dialog box. One can’t see what one is typing. It detracts from the enjoyment of commenting to your great website. It is a total putoff.

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Ross February 13, 2012 at 6:33 am

You just have to change your viewing size in your browser settings (usually View > Zoom Out)

Cheers
Ross

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Mark Leland February 10, 2012 at 2:42 am

I really enjoy your website and all of the information therein. I do have something nagging me and I hope that you may clear it up. I am beginning to grow my own Wheatgrass. I am intrigued by the Wheatgrass suppliment powders that you mention. I know that to get max beneits from the Wheatgrass, I must consumrthe juice within 5 min. of extracting it from my press. How then, I wonder, do they maintain all of the goodness when it is processed into a powder or some other venue for consumption? Also, how are they able to determine the potency of such products? I would be terribly anxious to try these products if I could be convinced of their efficacy. Thank you. Oh, by the way, there is a terribly annoying little bar with a Facebook and Tweet thingy that obscures part of this dialog box that is a total turnoff. Please move it to another location. Thanks.

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Sherree February 8, 2012 at 9:51 pm

Wheatgrass is wonderful for your skin as well! I have been using a wheatgrass skincare line by Vitale Skin, http://www.vitaleskincare.com. It makes my skin look amazing. I also drink wheatgrass 2-3 x’s per week. I am building up slowly but can already see an improvement on my energy levels!

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Swell January 31, 2012 at 8:17 pm

I took a shot a wheatgrass not to long ago and I felt nauseous afterwards.

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Karen December 12, 2011 at 7:47 pm

I don’t understand why you can say that spirulina is acidifying..? Even on Dr Young’s website HE says to take spirulina because it is alkalinzing!

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gina November 21, 2011 at 7:49 pm

I use spulirina and chrollophly take one shot in the morning and the other shot in the evenning. I am wondering if I can add wheat grass to my daily regime. Now that I understand that spirulina is acidifying and cannot be mixed ith wheat grass. chlorophlly has being a really good detoxifier and deodarant at the same time.

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Ross November 24, 2011 at 12:33 am

Hi Gina

I definitely recommend adding wheatgrass to the mix. Glad you’re going great with the chlorophyll – it’s such a simple thing but it gets such good results.

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nick November 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Hi,
I buy wheatgrass from local shop in Wicklow, Ireland. Its freshly grown by monks (Servants of love) and I juice it myself. Now when i drink it, it has that strong grass taste at first then a slight sweetness to the aftertaste. Does this mean that the grass has somehow been sweetened? or is this the natural taste? why is it bad if it is sweetened?please reply. :)

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Keila December 7, 2011 at 6:48 pm

Nick, it could be, but they should explain this to you, since you are their customer!!!!!! They should be more than happy to tell you how they prepare their wheatgrass, and why it taste the way it does!!!!
This is some info I have gotten on wheatgrass. Wheatgrass, if it is cut too early, will be extremely sweet; in addition to being sweet, the grass hasn’t reached it’s nutritional peak yet. If you wait too long to harvest the wheatgrass, it will taste very bitter. The best time to cut wheatgrass in order to have the highest nutritional content with the best taste, comes from grass cut when it is about 6-10 inches tall. Good luck in finding out the truth!!!

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fahari kenya November 7, 2011 at 8:02 pm

Does wheat grass increase sexual stamina.

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Lisa Vodinski October 13, 2011 at 12:47 am

Nice post. Before i go to work i stop the my local juice bar, and get shots of it about 3-4 times a week. I’m to lazy to make it on my own, but it is some great stuff.

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Bell Felty September 18, 2011 at 3:25 pm

Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I’m impressed! Very useful information specially the last part :) I care for such info a lot. I was looking for this certain information for a very long time. Thank you and best of luck.

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Ross November 7, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Hello,
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Laura July 21, 2011 at 6:36 am

I suffer from severe nerve damage due to growths in my spinal cord, caused by a birth defect. I’ve been on a raw vegetable-heavy vegan diet for several years and have been juicing like crazy for about six months. Ive noticed a big difference in the nausea and fatigue caused by neurological disturbances and meds from wheatgrass (about three ounces a day, in addition to 16 ounces of green juice and 6 ounces of lemon, garlic, cayenne combo juice). Also, my skin looks fantastic. I’m having a difficult time finding info on juices that can ease chronic pain and spasms associated with spinal cord injury. Anyone have suggestions? 26 year old female.

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Roger August 16, 2011 at 4:48 am

Hi Laura,

Why do you have to look for food supplement in a juice form? Maybe that is not the answer to your problem. I have a cousin who had a severe chronic pain on her back that made her immobilized for several months. I ask her to try AFA in capsules, about 2 capsules in single serving and in less than a week the pain was gone. Now she could even travel in different countries.

I learned that it is only AFA that could release more adult stem cells naturally from our own bone marrow. These stem cells takes care in regenerating new cells in various organs of our body.

If you want to know more about AFA, try visiting these websites:
http://tinyurl.com/3lahhct
http://c4life.stemtechbiz.com/StemEnhance.aspx

If you have any questions, feel free to send me an email. Glad to be of help.

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Laura July 21, 2011 at 6:35 am

I suffer from severe nerve damage due to growths in my spinal cord, caused by a birth defect. I’ve been on a raw vegetable-heavy vegan diet for several years and have been juicing like crazy for about six months. Ive noticed a big difference in the nausea and fatigue caused by neurological disturbances and mess from wheatgrass (about three ounces a day, in addition to 16 ounces of green juice and 6 ounces of lemon, garlic, cayenne combo juice). Also, my skin looks fantastic. I’m having a difficult time finding info on juices that can ease chronic pain and spasms associated with spinal cord injury. Anyone have suggestions? 26 year old female.

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william ademsen November 21, 2011 at 1:34 am

Please try gotu cola powder, it may have some bitter taste but it is also cold.mix some powders with organic honey.from fresh and easy store ,in warm or boiled water .Please reply if no result after three weeks.

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Marie Foronda June 16, 2011 at 8:27 am

Hi! i would like to ask if wheatgrass can help me regulate my monthly period. I’m having an irregular period, specially now i stopped taking pills because i want to get pregnant. Please help me! Thank you!

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Janae May 11, 2011 at 2:05 am

I am a RDH I would guess the reason for the clearing up of bad breath is due to the vitamins and nutrients needed to keep the connective tissue (gums) healthy. Vitamin C is essential to keep the gumd healthy! Fun Fact: Sailors were called Limeys because they would take citrus fruit to avoid scurvy. (sure they had no enamel left but healthy gums!)

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Sinead April 18, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Hi Ross, I have always had atopic exzema since a child but now in my thirties my skin is very dry even though I use alot of creams. Can you suggest how i can improve it. I have found your website great and have started to make some changes to my diet. I have started the mega green drinks and will hopefully be recieving your diet book soon.

Sinead

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humaira April 9, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Hey I have a serious hair loss problem. I’m twenty years old I’ve tries lots of products but nothing seemed to have worked do u recommend wheatgrass?

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cheyanne October 30, 2011 at 12:48 am

Hi Humaira , Ive been noticing a similar problem recently . I’ve read some great things about castor oil and it’s uses , hair growing back is a main one ~
http://skinverse.com/castor-oils-many-uses-for-beautiful-skin-and-hair.html

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janu March 29, 2011 at 11:26 am

hi my daddy age 64years daibetic /BP/kindney failur now hemolobin level 5.3 . we have read ur web site comments . wheatgrass is increase Hemoglobin or not ple tell me . my daddy facing lotoff problem with Hemoglobin . realy mail ple
Treatment also Apollo Hospital (Main Block Greass raod)

1.cost of WHeat Grass
2. product sale place

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stella May 1, 2011 at 3:50 pm

just grow your own wheatgrass is just better

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Gary March 25, 2011 at 4:21 am

can wheatgrass help with diabetes conditions?

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Ross April 6, 2011 at 7:13 am

Hi – unfortunately I am legally unable to answer any questions that relate to a specific condition or medication. I recommend that you check our Dr Young’s youtube channel as he discusses specific conditions there in some depth (http://www.youtube.com/user/pHMiracleCenter). Apologies.

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Kay March 16, 2011 at 5:09 pm

Please do some research on Google for “Marine Phytoplankton”. This seems to be the miracle cure-all, especially for cancer and also problems associated with the brain. There are sites with many testimonials from people who had cancer and were cured.

Good luck to all.

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nello March 15, 2011 at 3:44 am

ifelt instant relief from my abdominal pain cause by antibiotics itook during my treatmet of tosilitis..

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adamson March 8, 2011 at 8:27 pm

Hi everyone
my mom is suffering from aching legs she is 70 years old is wheat grass suitable to help her recover and get a better life quality?

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Orlando C.Cabanban Jr. March 2, 2011 at 5:19 am

last november 2010, my wife was diagnos a brain aneurysm, i would like to ask if wheat grass can help to cure for brain aneurysm?

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william ademsen November 21, 2011 at 1:43 am

please try mixture of wheat grass powder, natural honey and gotu cola powers in hot water.do cut down other medicines which can interfere with them.

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margaret marial February 14, 2011 at 2:40 pm

can wheatgrass juice help to increase platelets in ITP patients?

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eric montanier January 18, 2011 at 6:10 pm

After drinking 2 shots of wheat grass juice for two months, my vision seems to be affected. I am near sighted, but i am able to see clearer without my glasses than with. I cannot wait to get my eyes checked out next month ( I am diebetic 2).

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olga October 18, 2012 at 2:44 pm

did it really helped? did you check your vision?

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Rose Roimen January 18, 2011 at 7:41 am

That I am a 2 cancer surviour and have ordered my first Wheatgrass today. I am enjoying it so much.

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celena jones January 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Can wheatgrass help with autoimmune disease alopecia areata. Name any other illnesses

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Ross April 7, 2011 at 4:11 am

Hi – unfortunately I am legally unable to answer any questions that relate to a specific condition or medication. I recommend that you check our Dr Young’s youtube channel as he discusses specific conditions there in some depth (http://www.youtube.com/user/pHMiracleCenter). Apologies.

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michael January 12, 2011 at 12:05 pm

can i add wheatgrass to freshly squeezed fruit to kill the taste

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Sarah January 28, 2011 at 7:20 am

absolutely!
I take mine every morning with orange juice :)

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Ross April 7, 2011 at 9:50 am

Hi Michael,
Wheatgrass is highly alkaline and you can freely add that to any freshly squeezed fruit. To make it more alkaline make sure that the fruit that you are going to use is low in sugar.

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Alicia B Yana January 11, 2011 at 12:12 am

Glorty to GOD for this wonderful wheargrass juice, im taking powder juice for 8 days already, i found out that its really amazing cause the pain im suffering was already ok, i was diagnose with GERD last time, i hope this juice will lessen my problem regarding on this. I read the book of Ann Wigmore of Juice therapy by taking up 200ml of powder juice every early in the morning with empty stomach with 21 days. So Im trying to continue this to cleanse my body. Thanks to the person who share this wonderful juice to the people who are suffering from illness… GOD BLESS…..

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SweetWheat November 26, 2010 at 7:27 am

Thanks so much for including Sweet Wheat in your list! We’re proud to be one of your favorite organic wheatgrass juices!

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SweetWheat November 26, 2010 at 7:27 am

Thanks so much for including Sweet Wheat in your list! We’re proud to be one of your favorite organic wheatgrass juice powder companies!

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Marcy November 13, 2010 at 11:29 pm

I would like to know if powder is as beneficial as with the juice?

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Marcy Santos November 13, 2010 at 11:26 pm

I am using the natural wheatgrass leaves plus roots powder am I getting the same benefits as with the wheatgrass jucie? Any information will certainly help. Thanks!

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wheatgrass101 November 13, 2010 at 6:02 pm

This site is jammed packed full of good info. I look forward to coming back to this one — do you guys have any good recipes for wheatgrass?

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Wheatgarss November 7, 2010 at 12:07 am

You know I just love your site it is right on and informational for those who want to regain that natural energy that we all have in us. You topics are important for all to know and understand. Learning about wheatgrass and all the natural energizing elements that we as individuals need to choose in life is refreshing. I often read about your topics and am really thankful that others are sharing the real energizing facts for us. Thanks!

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Bonni November 6, 2010 at 7:18 pm

I have just started taking shots of Wheat Grass at my local Juice bar. It really wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Trust me, if I can drink it, ANYONE can. I am already seeing the benefits.

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Ross November 6, 2010 at 11:28 pm

It’s not bad is it! I actually quite enjoy it, it’s rather sweet!

Ross

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Team Roster October 30, 2010 at 9:53 am

Best you could edit the post name Wheatgrass Health Benefits to something more generic for your content you write. I enjoyed the post still.

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Maria October 23, 2010 at 1:27 am

Kristen,

I’m very happy to hear you are doing well. You should be commended for researching other things to help yourself cure from cancer. I truly believe that this is a remarkable product that has countless benefits. To bad something as wonderful as this is not available in our hospitals, to help other heal. IA, chemo and radiation are not very effective, and really do weaken the immune system. I read a book on chemo, and we know carcinegons cause cancer, and chemo is cytotoxic drugs, so basically the book says why would you use something to cure cancer when it gives you cancer. This is an incredible story, and am glad you are continuing the road to good health. Sometimes we are so brainwashed into thinking that it is effective, and sometimes we are degraded for looking into other treatments. Cheers Kristen, I guess we will have to settle for wheatgrass, although I’d prefer red wine, which is also beneficial for the heart.

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Maria October 18, 2010 at 3:05 am

To the posters above, yes wheatgrass will be very benefical as you are going through chemo and radation. It will allow your body all the nutrients it needs, and also those treatments will not have such a gruelling affect on your body. To the poster wgose mom has cancer, yes wheatgrass will definitely benefit your mom. Another juice that is in close relation to wheatgrass is barley grass juice. A lot of juice bars don’t carry this one for some reason, but it has the same incredbile benefits, and well as E3 live is also another good one, that has even more chlorphyll than wheatgrass. The women who first founded wheatgrass was Ann Wigmore, and she was diagonised with colon cancer. She started on green juice, but more importantly focused on wheatgrass and was cancer free within one year. The tragic thing was she didn’t die of cancer, but died in a house fire. how tragic, but because of her discovery she has helped countless people.

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Kirsten October 14, 2010 at 3:36 pm

I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer which had metastasized to my liver in lungs back in February of 2010. I have been staying at the Optimum Health Institute in San Diego for the last three months, and a couple of weeks ago I had a live blood cell analysis and the cancer is gone from my body. The mainstay of the program is the wheatgrass. We juice it ourselves and drink 4 ounces a day. We also do colonics and enemas, and do an “implant” of wheatgrass afterwards which is simply putting the wheatgrass up your other end and trying to hold it. That cleanses the liver and replaces the electrolytes lost in the enema or colonic. I truly believe wheatgrass can help the body heal from anything. It one of the best kept secrets! I hope this post gets out to those who need it. Cancer is curable — Please do not do chemo and radiation — those will weaken your immune system. Supplements like wheatgrass will help to strengthen the immune system to help the body heal itself. One must also have strong faith that healing is possible — don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!!!

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Amber January 7, 2011 at 3:34 am

I am so happy for you!!!

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Dawn Laszlo July 31, 2011 at 5:29 am

I also have 4th stage IBC Breast Cancer ,I have started taking the wheat Grass ,and I will let you know how it effects my health .But I am also on Cemo ,16 Vitiams a day and a herble Tea ,Essaic , also lot of fruits and vegtables ,and my last PT Scan showed the Cancer shrinking ,so I dont know what is doing it but Im not going to change a thing

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rollie carada October 8, 2010 at 8:17 am

I was under a diet program wherein 3 dosages of wheat grass is prescribed for intake a day. It improves my vowel movement and eliminates faecal wastes in my system. I am diabetic and takes 40units of insulin and oral medication (metfornid 500mgm a day).
Since taking the wheat grass my blood sugar drastically decrease thereby reducing my medications. Amazingly, it also reduced my weight. Gone is my craving for red meat and sweets which are harmful to our health.

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wheatgrass October 5, 2010 at 11:24 pm

I love wheatgrass.
It really is so good for the body.

Well, wheatgrass does not taste so good, but still you can get many benefits from it.

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David sweet September 29, 2010 at 2:54 pm

without repeating the ???s in this group #25-29 and 36,Im interested in the answers you gave, on crohns disease and cancer is it ok,to take, this to help treat crohns, thanks

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CAT September 22, 2010 at 7:55 pm

WILL THIS HELP ME LOSE WEIGHT? AND HOW DOES IT TASTE LOL

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fabi diaz September 20, 2010 at 9:24 am

Hi ROss. So i started juicing n drinking wheatgrass around my lunch time for about a week now. . I feel great, but do notice that after a few hours i become really sleepy and tired. My husband. Who also started drinking. It noticed as well. Yet…every article i’ved read talks about how much its going to increase your energy. Any idea on why we feel this way.??

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Krilly September 19, 2010 at 6:28 pm

I drink 4-6oz of wheatgrass everyday and I feel fantastic!

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shil September 19, 2010 at 2:50 pm

Like Sonya says, go all natural, stay away from processed foods and keep to vegetable in solid and juice form, miracles do happen. My prayers are with you Dianne. Take care xxx

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Jac September 16, 2010 at 11:32 pm

Hi
I have just ordered some wheatgrass in the hope it will help my partner who suffers from crohn’s disease – has anyone tried this who suffers with crohn’s???? Your feedback would be much appreciated !!! Many thanks

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sonya September 13, 2010 at 3:40 am

Dianne Frost,

I care. I am feeling called to leave you message to research the film “dying to have known” regarding a natural and proven cure to cancer following what is called the GERSON THERAPY. It will heal your cancer through God’s natural gifts of consuming raw juices and vegetables. Please look into it. I will be praying for you. God Bless you Dianne~ Sonya

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steven September 10, 2010 at 11:59 am

recently diagnosed with stage 3b colon cancer at age 23.
positive about recovery due to being young, but can wheatgrass
powder provide enough oxygen to blood to help fight cancer and
encourage healing and give energy during this battle? any advice would be greatly appreciated

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Balaji August 22, 2010 at 5:04 pm

i Believe that wheat grass is best and easy way to be healthy, Besides yoga or exercise is good to maintain the body. My best wishes to ALL…

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jane bayquen August 20, 2010 at 5:11 am

im acidic does it mean im not allowed to take wheat grass juice?

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Ross August 20, 2010 at 6:23 am

Nope – it means you should!

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summer January 10, 2011 at 3:03 am

yeah ryt

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Waveney Alfred August 18, 2010 at 6:54 pm

Will wheatgrass help if one has Arthritis?….Please let me know
Thanks….

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Zulfikar Faredi January 28, 2014 at 3:16 am

I have knee joint pain, does Wheat grass works on joint pain. Thanks

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Energise Ross January 28, 2014 at 3:45 am

That’s awesome – great to hear Zulfikar. Wheatgrass working wonders again!

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jacqueline Razon August 18, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Can anyone take wheat grass supplement? My father is 85 years old and fed up of taking different medicines everyday for high blood pressure and his kidneys are collapsing, he’s having injections 2 times a week for his anemic problem. What is the right kind of wheat grass
supplement he can take. Please advise. Thank you.

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Yelena August 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm

Thanks Ross for information.
It doesn’t taste that bad, honestly, I expected worst when I tried it for first time. The benefits are obvious and you can feel boosting energy for the whole day.
Juice bar is the best place to go for your shot – organic and fresh in few minutes.

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gracee August 6, 2010 at 5:34 am

hmm… i see it is healthy but it sure tastes sooo… can i just add this to my other drinks to make it a bit palateable?

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Ross August 6, 2010 at 5:36 am

You sure can! Enjoy!

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Maricel G. Bitancor July 15, 2010 at 4:37 pm

My mom has cancer. Is this good for her to take? ThANk you and more power!! God bless!!!

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shafira hosein maraj June 11, 2010 at 8:46 pm

I thank you for this very important information. Can this drink help in clearing up any colon diseases?

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Chirag April 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm

Hi,
Can wheatgrass help in gaining weight?

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Dianne Frost April 12, 2010 at 8:15 pm

Hi- I have been diagnosed with rectal cancer and will have to undergo chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Will wheatgrass help soothe the effects of chemo and radiation treatments? Thanks, Dianne Frost

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Becky April 9, 2010 at 5:42 pm

Is it okay to use the cubes and make hot tea, or am I losing all the nutritional value by heating it up? I warm the water in the microwave, then drop the cube in the hot water.

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ramon perez March 24, 2010 at 4:42 pm

I recently started taking wheatgrass, its organic and in pill form. is it just as good as powder? and im also taking my alkilin drink along with it

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Jean March 23, 2010 at 3:51 am

Thank u so much for all the information…..being a diabetic on a total of 100 units of insulin per day would wheat grass be a help with my sugars? Hope to find this in N B …..Canada cherriooooooo

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Maria March 13, 2010 at 11:26 pm

I love wheat grass. i go the my local juice bar, and get shots of it about 3 times a week. Man, does it taste strong, but I feel great after drinking it. It has so many beneficial things to it. I’m to lazy to make it on my own, but it is some great stuff. Wheat grass is also a powerful liver cleaner. I even introduced wheat grass to my dad, and he says he feels great after drinking it. Taking care of ourselves today, will reap all the rewards tomorrow. Cheers All!!!!

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Juan Carlos March 2, 2010 at 1:27 am

P.S. I forgot to mention, I was already on a coffee and green tea regimen for about two months and have lost about 5 lbs. My waiste line has not felt so trim in years! I have been able to get back into my,”skinny jeans,” that were collecting dust for more than 7 years! Adding wheat grass I hope will help in the leaner body.

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Juan Carlos March 2, 2010 at 1:21 am

I have started taking a lrg. shot of wheat grass, fresh, from a juice bar, cut in front of me, from the tray! So far about 4 days, along w/venti green tea. I also include in my morning regimen, lrg. cup plain oatmeal, one lrg. bananna, a lrg. bold coffee. For lunch a light meal. Thoughout the remainder of the day and through the night, 6 oz. pomagranate jucie, 8 oz. orange juice, a light to moderate dinner. I end the night w/a source of high of acidophilus, and a high source of yogurt, containing enzymes which promotes in my digestion. Needless to say I suffer greatly from gastro-intestenal maladies, for which I am always seeking medical attention. I hope that with the addition of wheat grass to my diet, my gastro-intestenol health will reap healthy benefits. I also enjoy brisk walks three times a day with my dogs daily. I wish that I will be writing about my health in a few months, as to how much more healthier I am with the addition of daily wheat grass. Wellness to you, and thank you.

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nolder pierre February 26, 2010 at 5:52 am

i heard of this product from a friend.
i suffer from diviticulitis and i am not one to drink water so i have trouble in the bathroo
will this help me?
nolder pierre

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Ross February 26, 2010 at 7:19 am

Hi Nolder

You simply can’t ‘not be one to drink water’. EVERY element of your health is very badly affected if you do not drink at least 3 litres of water each day.

Ross

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ab rao February 22, 2010 at 8:00 am

sir – i am using wheat grass daily since last 14 days. it is observed that cough is seriously coming. what to do.

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browny February 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm

Just the most awesome stuff its supressed my sweet tooth, kept me regular, my focus and energy are through the roof.

I work away from home 5 days a week so bought the sachets so i dont have to lug tubs and thing back home every weekend.

I train everyday and i find wheatgrass with cherry active is all i need, all other supplements are in the bin.

regards

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wheatgrass benefits February 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm

This is very helpful since it will give people an alternative way of having a very healthy lifestyle without buying expensive commercial vitamins in the market.

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Jameel February 2, 2010 at 5:48 pm

Thank you for this useful information

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Gurmit Singh January 1, 2010 at 5:46 am

Wonderful information on wheatgrass.

I drink wheatgrass regularly and have noticed an immense
effect on my energy levels and mental alertness.

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Ross January 1, 2010 at 7:21 am

Thanks Gurmit! Happy new year!

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B.R.Nagaraj November 11, 2009 at 8:22 pm

Sir,
Thank you for the information given for consuming Wheat grass juice . I want to know whether it is good for a Diabetic patient . Further what is the dosage recommended daily or weekly befor e food or after food . Is it good for bones , for hair fall etc

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Shane October 24, 2009 at 5:27 am

Tony Robbins Pure Energy green drink has kelp and wheat grass in it. This would not be a good mix since kelp is algae?

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Janarah Hollingshead October 14, 2009 at 11:11 pm

I am very new to Wheat grass. Can I just clip the grass and put it in a smoothy using my vita mix? Do I get the same benefits from juicing?

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Kevin Pardi October 1, 2009 at 9:01 pm

One of the main reasons I want to take wheat grass is to alkalize my system. I take wheat grass first thing in the morning, wait approx. 30 mins. and then have some green tea. I was wondering is drinking the green tea with it’s acid content going to negate the alkalizing affect the wheat grass has one me?
Also; I am wanting to harvest a second cutting of wheat grass for things like massaging into my scale, enema, and poultice, I am not able to grow a second batch, the wheat grass is sparse at best, yellowish green and never fully grows. Is there something I can do to get a second batch? I realize it’s not as potent the second time that’s why I want to use it externally. Thank you for your help.

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Vinal Bhagerati August 16, 2009 at 6:30 am

Since using wheatgrass for the last two months i have lost 8 lbs. I have increased energy and my organ has grown 1 inch. Power to de wheatgrass…………………………..

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Wheatgrass Healthy July 29, 2009 at 9:11 am

Great blog post here about wheatgrass it is packed full of useful information about wheatgrass. Keep up the great work and spread the word.

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James White May 22, 2009 at 9:52 pm

Fantastic post thank you. Great info!

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poonam yadav September 30, 2013 at 6:53 am

This is the Best health drink I have ever had and can see the results too. Even it’s available now in many juice corners in Delhi.

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