Jacqui Ripley from Guardian Unlimited wrote an article titled "Seven Super Antioxidant Foods"
She names wheatgass as one way to tackle damaging free radicals:
Chlorophyll, the substance that makes green plants green, is seen as a useful blood tonic. "Foods such as wheatgrass, algae, seaweeds and green vegetables help to 'build' the blood," explains Patrick Holford in his book The Optimum Nutrition Bible (Piatkus). "Research has shown that components of chlorophyll found in foods, when taken in very small purified amounts, may stimulate the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow." Rich in enzymes, vitamins, minerals and trace elements, this highly nutritious substance also contains useful detoxification and cleansing properties."
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