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Drink your grass!

You don’t have to visit a juice bar to reap the benefits of cereal grasses! Cereal grasses are grasses whose startchy grains become food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet; cereal. Wheatgrass is the most popular and very commercially available in many forms.

A few benefits of wheatgrass are:

  • Detoxifying

  • Can lower cholesterol

  • Reduces fatigue

  • Lowers blood sugar

  • Improves sleep

  • Good for your digestion

  • A complete protein

  • Reduces inflammation

Making wheatgrass a part of our typical day doesn’t have to be difficult. There are so many powders on the market to choose from it can actually be a little hard to decide which one is the best. I like wheatgrass juice powder and here’s why:

Wheatgrass Powder vs. Wheatgrass Juice Powder

Wheat grass juice powder and wheat grass powder have notably different nutritional profiles. Wheat grass powder can have nearly 4 times more fiber than wheat grass juice powder, the juice powder will typically have more (and in some cases, significantly more) of vitamins A and E, Calcium and other nutrients. When compared to wheat grass powder, wheat grass juice powder will typically have:

  • More vitamin A and vitamin E

  • As much as 11 times more calcium

  • Nearly double the iron

  • Almost 4 times the chlorophyll

Don’t think that just because wheatgrass juice powder has more of some nutrients that wheatgrass powder isn’t giving you a nutrient dense dose because they are both great. Taste for yourself and decide what is best for you!


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