I'm trying to gather some information on the benefits of wheatgrass but I can't find any serious paper or studio on wheatgrass juice. Has anybody read something scientific or is it all anecdotal accounts on its benefits?
You did say ANY, right?<br><br>
Try <a href="http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm/search" target="_blank">http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm/search</a><br><br>
You may have to enter 'wheatgrass' into the search box. 268 or so journal articles pop up, most probably more specialized than you actually want, but maybe something will catch your eye ...
<a href="http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/DietandNutrition/wheatgrass" target="_blank">Cancer.org talks about it a little bit</a>:<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">What is the evidence?<br>
Wheatgrass is a natural source of vitamins and minerals. However, available scientific evidence does not support the idea that wheatgrass or the wheatgrass diet can cure or prevent disease. One small early study found that wheatgrass juice, when used along with standard medical care, seemed to help control symptoms of chronic inflammation of the large intestine, a condition called ulcerative colitis. This 2002 study tested fresh wheatgrass juice against a sham drink in a group of people with ulcerative colitis. All of them received regular medical care, including their usual diet. Those who drank about 3 ounces of the juice every day for a month had less pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding than those in the group drinking the placebo.<br><br>
Although there are individual reports that describe tumor shrinkage and extended survival among people with cancer who followed the wheatgrass diet, there are no clinical trials in the available scientific literature that support this claim.</div>
*shrugs* Not sure if it helps at all.
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