Pines Wheatgrass

I was sent a bottle of Pines Wheatgrass tablets recently. I told my husband I was going to make him take them, since he doesn’t eat enough veggies willingly. (Like I can “make” him do anything… he does have his own free will and I don’t have that much control over anything!)

Pines Wheatgrass

Some notes about Pines:

  • The wheatgrass is USDA organic, Non-GMO, Gluten-Free, Raw, Kosher.
  • Grown using mineral rich glacial soil and watered with natural rainwater, not irrigation water.
  • Comes in an amber glass bottle, so there isn’t any oxidation and loss of nutrients.
  • Has a 5-year shelf life
  • Pines is the original wheatgrass  company, started in 1976.

So, why consume wheatgrass? First of all, one serving of Pines wheatgrass provides you with the equivalent nutrients of a serving of spinach. Having the tablets is an easy way to get in a serving of greens on the go and the pills aren’t going to wilt!

Wheatgrass has a whole host of benefits; from lowering blood pressure, increases red blood cell count, treats GI issues, neutralizes toxins, stimulates the thyroid and more. [See wheatgrass benefits] The fact that it helps thyroid AND gastrointestinal issues really intrigues me. I’d love to get off thyroid meds.

One serving of the wheatgrass tablets is 7 tablets. When my husband heard that, he said “No way am I taking that many.” So… he doesn’t. But he takes 2 or 3 each morning, so every little bit helps! I didn’t find it a problem to take 7 pills though… it’s better than taking 30-50.

Pines Wheatgrass tablets

They recommend that people take 2-3 servings each day. So that means 14-21 pills… but not all at once, you would space those out between a few servings during the day. They sell bottles that range in size from 100 to 1400 pills.

Disclaimer: All reviews are my own opinion, this product was provided free for the purpose of review.

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