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Even if the wheatgrass and its micro-shoots have a sweet taste, they can help control weight, purify the blood, regulate cholesterol and reduce hypertension?
Info on taste
Wheatgrass has a light, sweet taste and its micro-shoots have these nth potency qualities. Although it is often used as a smoothie or in other fresh recipes where its taste is drowned, the fact remains that it has a unique taste which develops and which is often appreciated as one goes there. used to.
What you will want to know
We trace the wheatgrass and its use for health and healing up to the time of Ancient Egypt. However, in the West, it was not until 1930 that wheatgrass really appeared. It is a chemist, Charles Schnabel, who experiments with it and uses it to cure poultry. It will come to dry and spray the wheatgrass to make food supplements. But today, nutritionists agree that wheatgrass is on the short list of super foods. Several also attribute it anti-cancer properties. Like most plants, wheatgrass contains chlorophyll (which stimulates the production of hemoglobin which contributes to the circulation of oxygen in the blood and to the revitalization of the whole body), vitamins, minerals (including selenium, magnesium and zinc), amino acids and enzymes. Wheatgrass grows quickly and integrates easily into your juices, smoothies, salads. It is possible to freeze wheatgrass micro-shoots and even their juice, but it is better to consume it fresh to take advantage of all their nutrients.
Keep the micro-shoots on slightly moist soil. Eat them or put them in the living fridge on compost when they reach 15 to 20 cm. The cold will slow growth until you eat it.
Grows, but even grows
The wheatgrass micro-shoot progresses rapidly. When it reaches between 15 and 20 centimeters, you will want to eat it or cut it and keep it in the fridge in plastic bags for two or three days or the whole tray in a cool place.