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wheatgrass

a genus of perennial grasses that are important pasture, hay, or turf grasses
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wheat·grass

 (wēt′grăs′, hwēt′-)
n.
1. Any of several grasses, especially of the genera Agropyron and Elymus, grown as pasture and fodder for livestock.
2. The young leaves of common wheat, often processed into juice or powder and used as a dietary supplement.
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wheatgrass

(ˈwiːtɡrɑːs)
n
(Cookery) another name for couch grass
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Noun1.wheatgrass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Agropyron, genus Agropyron - perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass
Agropyron cristatum, crested wheat grass, crested wheatgrass, fairway crested wheat grass - Eurasian grass grown in United States great plains area for forage and erosion control
Agropyron repens, couch grass, dog grass, quack grass, quackgrass, quick grass, witch grass, witchgrass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
Agropyron subsecundum, bearded wheatgrass - a wheatgrass with straight terminal awns on the flowering glumes
Agropyron smithii, bluestem wheatgrass, western wheatgrass - valuable forage grass of western United States
Agropyron intermedium, Elymus hispidus, intermediate wheatgrass - Asiatic grass introduced into United States rangelands for pasture and fodder
Agropyron pauciflorum, Agropyron trachycaulum, Elymus trachycaulos, slender wheatgrass - North American grass cultivated in western United States as excellent forage crop
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Researchers have suggested that wheatgrass juice, which is rich in chlorophyll, may be helpful in treating hemoglobin deficiency disorders, such as anemia and thalassemia.
As sugarcane is a part of the 'grass' category in the plants; its juice has high energy which is equal to the wheatgrass juice with slightly less chlorophyll and greater sugar content.
Take a shot of freshly made wheatgrass juice or a shot of Organique Acai.
It is the only place in Birmingham to find fresh wheatgrass juice and coconuts from the Caribbean.
Wheatgrass juice, often called 'liquid gold', has several medicinal properties.
The instructors were enormously compassionate, knowledgeable, humorous, and completely dedicated to the Ann Wigmore Living Foods Lifestyle of body cleansing and rebuilding by means of daily use of wheatgrass juice and raw foods.
One of the supreme ironies of sugar is that freshly extracted raw sugarcane juice (only 15% sugar) contains live enzymes and nutrients and, especially, polyphenols, powerful antioxidants, and is a "natural wonder food", second only to wheatgrass juice in its potency.
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One year before, he had been diagnosed with bilateral renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) and I had had him on a vegetarian program along with wheatgrass juice. I wanted to encourage him to have a more "industrial strength" program, and Gerson was the answer.