Other: common wheat
Plant Family: Poaceae
Wheatgrass sprouting seeds allow you to grow your own fresh wheatgrass. Wheatgrass takes between twelve and fourteen days to mature, appearing much like the typical green grass found in a yard or field. Wheatgrass is not eaten directly by humans, as it is indigestible due to its fibrous nature. Instead, wheatgrass is prepared as a juice, where it may be consumed directly, or added to smoothies or other beverages for a wonderful nutritional kick at any time of day.
Wheatgrass is a popular health food that is a wonderful choice for optimum health. The juice from wheatgrass is rich in vital nutrients, containing large amounts of Vitamins A, C, E, B6, and providing the minerals iron, zinc, potassium, selenium, manganese, and copper. It is also a source of protein and dietary fiber. As a low calorie food, it may be used to support a weight-conscious diet
Sprouts, The Miracle Food by Steve Meyerowitz, pages 61 and 150
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