Medicine: Grass for Health

When Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king, was feeling low, he crawled on his hands & knees and ate grass. But Nebuchadnezzar also drove the Egyptians out of Asia, conquered Syria, destroyed Jerusalem. Last week Chemists George O. Kohler, W. R. Graham and C. F. Schnabel of Kansas City, Mo. put two & two together. In grass, they said, there is power.

After four years of analysis and experiment they found that grain grass contains all the vitamins except D, has 28 times more vitamins per pound than dried fruits or vegetables. Its riches: 23 times...

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