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Rainforest Foods Organic New Zealand Wheatgrass Powder - 200g

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Rainforest Foods Organic New Zealand Wheatgrass Powder - 200g

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Rainforest Foods Organic New Zealand Wheatgrass Powder - 200g

Premium quality New Zealand Wheatgrass from the Canterbury Plains.

Wheat (Triticum aestivum) has been used by humans for thousands of years, mainly as a cereal crop but also as the base of fermented products such as beer. However, it was not until the early Twentieth Century that American research into high-performance animal feed discovered it to be a useful dietary product not only for livestock but also for humans.

While Wheatgrass is known for the broad range of its nutrition, it is in particular a useful source of Vitamin A, the antioxidant Vitamin C, Folic acid and the magnesium-rich green pigment Chlorophyll. Its protein contains 15 of the 22 amino acids, including all of the eight essential amino acids that the body can't make for itself.

Rainforest Foods Wheatgrass is sourced from an organic farm in Canterbury, New Zealand. The entire production process is organically certified, and is designed to allow a high proportion of the plant's original nutritional value to be retained. The Wheatgrass is harvested while the plant is still young, below 30 cm tall. Within 1-6 hours of harvest the Wheatgrass is transported to an organically certified dehydrating company, where the moisture content is reduced to approximately 4% by air dryers. The drying process takes between 20 and 25 minutes. Samples are taken hourly for daily quality assurance testing. Once dried, the powder is milled, to particles first of approximately 150 200 microns, then 50 microns.

Suggested Use: Take half a teaspoon of Wheatgrass powder mixed with water, juice or in a smoothie, once or twice a day for the first week. Increase this to a full teaspoon after 1 week.

  • New Zealand Wheatgrass is widely regarded as the most nutritious wheatgrass in the world.
  • High in Vitamin A, C and Folic acid, and a source of Chlorophyll.
  • Dairy Free - GMO Free - Soya Free - Yeast Free Gluten Free No Preservatives
  • Certified organic by the Soil Association.
  • Certified Vegan by the Vegan Society.
  • Rainforest Foods will donate funds to Rainforest Concern for every pack sold.
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