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Wheatgrass Juicing Versus Wheatgrass Juice Powder

By Dr. Eric Berg DC
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Wheatgrass Juicing vs. Wheatgrass Juice Powder: Pros and Cons

Wheatgrass juice is one of the healthiest things you can put into your body. It’s loaded with chlorophyll, minerals, and vitamins. You can use live wheatgrass to make your own juice or wheatgrass juice powder. We’ll look at the pros and cons of each.

Wheatgrass Juice

A tray of wheatgrass will run you between $22-24. One tray will give you six to eight shots of juice. You can grow your own if you have a green thumb. This is quite a process though. If you go to the health food store and buy wheatgrass juice, it could end up being $2.50 per shot.

You will need to buy seeds, a tray, and potting soil. Rinse the seeds and then sprout them. Sprouting involves soaking the seeds overnight and changing the water every day for three days.

Next you’re ready to plant the seeds. You need to mist the seeds once a day for four days. Now you should have some shoots! Keep the tray in partial sunlight and water once a day for nine to ten days. Now your wheatgrass should be ready to harvest. 

You will need a juicer. They come in a range of prices but most of them have one thing in common; they’re a hassle to clean. The fiber left over can make for good compost though!

Live wheatgrass juice is packed with enzymes and because it contains no fiber, you get 100% absorption of all the juice’s goodness.

Wheatgrass Juice Powder

To be clear, I'm talking about wheatgrass juice powder, not wheatgrass powder. They are not the same thing. The juice powder is super concentrated by a factor of 6-10x more concentrated.

My Wheatgrass Juice Powder is 100% certified organic. It's grown on ancient sea beds in Utah which enhances the amount of trace minerals in the product.

It is planted and harvested on a precise schedule to ensure peak nutrition and freshness. Young baby plants release the most nutrients and this is the ideal time to capture and process wheat grass and convert it into powder. If you’re concerned about gluten, the protein in wheat that creates so many digestive issues – no worries. In the chart below, you can see the gluten is ONLY in the wheat berry and our harvesting is way before the development of gluten.

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The unique, proprietary freeze drying process is called Bioactive Dehydration. Nothing is heated over 106 degrees and the powder is only heated above body temperature (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit) for under two minutes which makes this a virtually raw product.

Just one teaspoon is the equivalent of eating lots of vegetables or 6-10 shots of wheatgrass juice! Most of us would have a hard time eating enough veggies a day but we can all drink a glass of wheatgrass juice or consume the powder.

Convenience

Traveling can throw us off our regular routine of eating and exercising well. It would be pretty ridiculous to pack our trays of wheatgrass and our juicers for our next vacation or business trip. But wheatgrass juice powder is highly portable. All you need to have your daily serving is a glass, a spoon, and the powder. It helps you stick to at least one part of your regular routine when you're on the road.

Even when you're at home, juicing your own wheatgrass can be time consuming, especially when you factor in the cleanup time involved. You might try to save time by juicing a lot at once and storing it, but juice quickly loses much of its nutritional value if it isn't consumed soon after it's made.

When you use wheatgrass juice powder, it's fast, there is no clean up involved and every serving is bursting with nutrition.

 

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Cost

Buying and even growing your own wheatgrass can be expensive not to mention the cost of a good juicer. Wheatgrass Juice Powder costs just between .58-.66 cents per serving and you don't need any fancy equipment to make it.

Taste

The first thing you notice about my powder is the vibrant, green color. This powder looks alive! That's how drinking it makes you feel too. My powder has the fresh, light scent of grass. It tastes a bit like grass too, but in the way a good olive oil has hints of grass, not like chewing on lawn clippings! It's a refreshing taste.

Do it for You

We all want to improve our health but things like expense, time, and effort can get in the way. Wheatgrass juice powder eliminates all of those barriers and helps us to achieve the level of health we want.

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