For centuries, natural health advocates and enthusiasts have hailed wheatgrass for its proclaimed health benefits. With good reason to, as wheatgrass is a potent source of countless vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, known to boost immunity and help ward off diseases. Personally, I’ve been a fan of wheatgrass for a long while. I even own a cold press juicer that’s specifically designed to extract juice from fresh wheatgrass and other leafy vegetables.
While I do encourage regular consumption of fresh wheatgrass juice for optimal health, I’ll be the first to admit that it’s definitely an acquired taste. Wheatgrass itself has a pungent, bitter flavor that a lot of people simply can’t stomach. In some cases, the taste of wheatgrass juice can be improved by blending it with other fresh juices that are relatively sweet like carrot, apple or orange juice. Eating a piece of sweet fruit after drinking wheatgrass may also help.
Supplements are another possible solution for reaping the benefits of wheatgrass. Powdered supplements, for instance, are generally produced from dehydrated wheatgrass juice and are generally similar in nutritional value. However, since pure powders tend to be a bit gritty in texture and often taste even more bitter than the juice of wheatgrass, some manufacturers use them to produce wheatgrass tablets.
I was recently asked to review a newly launched wheatgrass tablet called CitraGreen, which I actually really like. In fact, I think it’ll convert even the biggest skeptics of wheatgrass.
Far from the bitter flavor of fresh wheatgrass juice and the gritty texture of pure powders, CitraGreen tablets are infused with a natural citrusy, lemony, lime flavor and specially formulated to dissolve completely in water resulting in a smooth, more palatable beverage.
The beverage is essentially mess-free and very easy to make. All you have to do is drop one tablet into an 8-ounce cup of water, wait a minute or so, and then drink up. No mixing or stirring is required.
Each CitraGreen tablet is comprised of organic wheatgrass and contains about 20 key micronutrients including antioxidants like vitamins A, C and E, zinc, copper, and selenium. These collectively aid in preventing free radicals from building up and causing damage to the body’s cells, tissues, and organs. Iron and B-complex vitamins are also widely present in CitraGreen. Both are especially beneficial in the reduction of tiredness, exhaustion, and fatigue.
After having consumed CitraGreen prior to and after intense running, biking, and weightlifting sessions, I can certainly attest to its recovery and energy-enhancing effects. It’s also an excellent drink for hydrating your body before, during, and after workouts.
I can definitely recommend CitraGreen, as it provides a hearty dose of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in one simple, delicious drink.
Given that fresh wheatgrass juice and pure powders tend to be pretty costly and often just plain ole inconvenient, these tablets are a great solution for experiencing the benefits of this powerful plant. Adding to its nutritional quality, CitraGreen is also vegan-friendly, gluten-free, and contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Indeed, a must try!
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Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Any reader who is concerned about his or her health should contact a physician for advice.