Introduction
 
Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the freshly sprouted first leaves of the common wheat plant. It is an efficient source to provide all required nutrients and medicinal benefits for healthy and rejuvenating body. Rich in amino acids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, active enzymes, bioflavanoids and chlorophyll which are beneficial for health. Below is a list of 5 amazing health benefits of Wheatgrass powder one should know.
 
 
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter

 

Promotes healthy metabolism

Revive yourself with this healthy wheatgrass powder which is a perfect energy booster.

Quick tip: Every morning drink one glass of water with 1 teaspoon of healthy wheatgrass powder and squeeze in some lemon for an energetic start.

 
 
Promotes healthy skin
 
A glass of wheatgrass juice can give an everlasting young look, prevent ageing and make skin look beautiful, healthy and glowing. It also prevents the formation of dark circles around the eyes.
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter
Aids in weight loss
Did you know this green plant which is one of nature’s most prized plants is great for weight loss. Just sip a glass of wheatgrass juice and keep hunger at bay! The juice works by stimulating the metabolism and suppressing the cravings that lead to overeating.
 
 
 Enhances the production of Red blood cells
 
Wheatgrass is potent to build red blood cells quickly after ingestion. Moreover it is loaded with vitamin B12, folic acid and iron all essential for production of healthy red blood cells.
 
 
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter

Treats dandruff and itchy scalp

Wheatgrass is effective for treating dandruff and itchy scalp. Rinse your hair with a concoction of wheatgrass powder and shampoo to get desired results.

Recipe

Healthy Wheatgrass Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Chia seeds (pre-soaked)
  • 1 Cup spinach
  • 1 Cup almond milk
  • ½ Banana
  • ½ Cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon wheat grass powder

Method

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter
5 Amazing Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder - Urban Platter

 

Wheatgrass Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro (coriander), stems removed and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 avocado (or 1/2 cup plain yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon Wheatgrass powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1/2 lime), more to taste
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin

Directions:

  1. Puree all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary and it to your salads.
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