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1Any of various creeping grasses, especially couch grass.
- ‘During winter, the heifers grazed dormant crested wheatgrass and were supplemented with wheat middlings and alfalfa hay.’
- ‘For cooler areas, perennial fairway wheatgrass is gaining many fans.’
- ‘A bluebunch wheatgrass now in the final stages of testing, for example, is the result of crossbreeding parent plants from 25 different sites throughout 6 western states and British Columbia.’
- ‘Rice is simpler to investigate because it has fewer genes than many of its wildland cousins, such as crested wheatgrass, wild rye, or Indian ricegrass.’
- ‘The cherry picker went up again, and the lineman looped ropes beneath the nest, a bagel-shaped cup four feet across, woven from cottonwood branches and padded with wheatgrass.’
- ‘Klement also noticed more expansive areas of crested wheatgrass and yellow sweetclover, with the bright yellow flowers of the clover casting color over some grassy stretches.’
- ‘In a six-hundred-acre planting project in Ephraim Canyon, he favored a native bromegrass and a native wheatgrass, which had both been collected on the Manti Forest.’
- ‘Heifers were randomly allocated to all six pastures of Location 2 and two pastures each of wheatgrass and bromegrass at Location 1.’
- ‘One parent contains genes from wheatgrass, a wild relative of wheat.’
- ‘Areas with abundant bluebunch wheatgrass and other native grasses along with scattered threetip sage are preferred breeding habitats.’
2The young shoots of the wheat plant Triticum aestivum, preparations of which are credited with various health-giving properties.
- ‘Wheatgrass, or its juice, helps fight many chronic ailments - from simple anaemia to leukaemia, from skin rash to cancer, from worms to ulcers.’
- ‘I started with a carrot, apple, beetroot and ginger juice, a shot of wheatgrass, two nectarines, and apple, and a tray of cherries that I still have for later.’
- ‘All I exist on are cups of wheatgrass tea and lymphatic drainage treatment.’
- ‘"One ounce of wheatgrass is equivalent to more than 2.5 lbs of leafy-green vegetables," screamed the signboard at Juice Zone, a Canadian'juice bar ' franchise at the local mall.’
- ‘There is no evidence that raw food, much less wheatgrass enemas, have ANY health effects positive or negative.’
- ‘Wheatgrass is believed to be a wonderful cleanser and rejuvenator, helping the body detoxify.’
- ‘Be sure to include less common foods, such as seaweed, green tea and wheatgrass for their potent and unique nutrient profiles.’
- ‘Eat superfoods: spirulina, bee pollen, live sprouts, aloe vera juice, noni juice, royal jelly, wheatgrass juice.’
- ‘The salad of curly lettuce was dressed with a raspberry vinaigrette and sprigs of an unusual yellowish stalk, which the knowledgeable waitress informed us was young wheatgrass.’
- ‘One study from the University of Texas Medical Center found the extract of wheatgrass inhibited the cancer-causing effects of two mutagens.’
- ‘Any type of container is suitable for sprouting wheatgrass.’
- ‘Additives can include protein powder, ginger and wheatgrass, an excellent source of energy and nutrients.’
- ‘By their own admission to police, the couple kept their five children on a strict diet of uncooked organic foods and juices made from wheatgrass, almonds and coconuts.’
- ‘Two trays of fresh, growing wheatgrass cost £16.50, including the essential overnight courier delivery charge (£8.50).’
- ‘Wheatgrass juice has been considered to be a tonic and healing agent for over 60 years.’
- ‘Wheatgrass juice is sweet while the juice of barley grass is rather bitter.’
- ‘Actually wheatgrass is said to be one of the most nutritious plants available.’
- ‘Sprouting your own wheatgrass is extremely easy.’
- ‘This is a specialized type of juicer since normal fruit and vegetable juicers will not juice wheatgrass.’
- ‘She speculated that the enzymes found in raw wheatgrass were alive and could "detoxify" the body by oral ingestion and by enemas.’
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