Wheat leaf Nutritional Analyses
12 Sept 2002
Certificate of Analysis
Client
Claridges Herbal Products
Samples Analysed
Barley Grass Leaf Powder
Wheal Leaf Powde
Date Analysed
4 August 2002
Crop & Food Reference
JTB-BG1 & JTB-WL1
Results
Chlorophyll determined spectrophotometrically
Carotenoids determined spectrophotometrically as
ß-carotene equivalents

Sample ID

Analsis

mg/g

Barley Grass

Carotenoids

0.71

Chlorophyll

9.82

Wheat Leaf

Carotenoids

1.04

Chlorophyll

9.07

Comments:
Methods for determination of chlorophyll and carotenoid content (ß-carotene equivalents) adapted from: Knee, M. 1972: Anthocyanin, carotenoid, and chlorophyll changes in the peel of Cox's Orange Pippin apples during ripening on and off the tree. Journal of Experimental Botany 23: 184-196.
Analyst Carolyn Lister

Qualifying Statement
The results given in this report apply only to the samples provided to Crop and Food Research, which may or may not be representaVve of the entire samples of plant material.
Analysis;
The following analysis was carried out in 2002 on a crop of Claridges wheat grown on Chamberlain's farm
.

The analysis was done by Crop and Food Research NZ

 

Wheat Grass Nutritional Analyses

 

Results apply to samples as received

 

 

Units

Amount

Energy

kJ/100g

1064.5

Nitrogen

%

4.54

Protein

g/100g

28.38

Fat – total

g/100g

6.03

Fat – saturated

 

 

      Lauric acid (12:0)

g/100g

0.02

      Palmitic acid (16:0)

g/100g

0.47

      Stearic acid (18:0)

g/100g

0.02

      Behenic acid (22:0)

g/100g

0.03

Fat – unsaturated

 

 

      Oleic acid (18:1)

g/100g

0.04

      Linoleic acid (18:2)

g/100g

0.45

      Linolenic acid (18:3)

g/100g

3.17

Fat – unidentified

g/100g

1.83

Carbohydrate – total

g/100g

4.92[1]

Carbohydrate – starch

g/100g

0.32

Carbohydrate – sugars

 

 

      Fructose

g/100g

0.6

      Glucose

g/100g

1.2

      Lactose

g/100g

<0.1

      Maltose

g/100g

<0.1

      Sucrose

g/100g

2.8

Fibre[2]

g/100g

34.41

Aluminium

mg/100g

13

Arsenic

mg/100g

<25

Boron

mg/100g

680

Cadmium

mg/100g

1

Calcium

mg/100g

430

Cesium

mg/100g

4.1

Chromium

mg/100g

210

Cobalt

mg/100g

6.1

Copper

mg/100g

930

Iron

mg/100g

17

Lead

mg/100g

16

Lithium

mg/100g

11

Magnesium

mg/100g

170

Manganese

mg/100g

2300

Mercury

mg/100g

<2

Molybdenum

mg/100g

53

Nickel

mg/100g

60

Phosphorus

mg/100g

410

Potassium

mg/100g

3800

Rubidium

mg/100g

39

Selenium

mg/100g

<25

Sodium

mg/100g

320

Tin

mg/100g

3.8

Vanadium

mg/100g

33

Zinc

mg/100g

2900

Vitamin C

mg/100g

548

Vitamin E

IU/100g

36.1

Thiamine

mg/100g

0.80

Vitamin B2 &#8211; total

mg/100g

2.33

Vitamin B3 &#8211; total

mg/100g

6.49

Vitamin B6 &#8211; total

mg/100g

1.30

Folic acid

mg/100g

1130

Beta-carotene

mg/100g

<10


Amino Acid Profile

 

Free Amino Acids

mg/g

% weight[3]

      D,L-O-Phosphoserine

ND[4]

0.00

      Taurine

ND

0.00

      O-Phosphoethanolamine

ND

0.00

      L-Aspartic acid

0.50

2.91

      L-Hydroxyproline

ND

0.00

      L-Threonine

0.58

3.35

      L-Serine

1.07

6.21

      L-Asparagine

4.32

24.97

      L-Glutamic acid

0.61

3.53

      L-Glutamine

1.43

8.27

      D,L-a-Aminoadipic acid

ND

0.00

      L-Proline

0.33

1.93

      Glycine

0.14

0.80

      L-Alanine

1.69

9.80

      Citrulline

ND

0.00

      L-a-Amino-n-butyric acid

ND

0.00

      L-Valine

0.56

3.23

      L-Cystine

ND

0.00

      L-Methionine

0.15

0.85

      L-Cystathione

ND

0.00

      L-Isoleucine

0.27

1.59

      L-Leucine

0.49

2.86

      L-Norleucine

ND

0.00

      L-Tyrosine

0.18

1.05

      L-Phenylalanine

0.39

2.28

      b-Alanine

ND

0.00

      D,L-b-Amino-i-butyric acid

0.55

3.16

      D,L-Homocystine

ND

0.00

      g-Amino butyric acid

3.10

17.90

      L-Tryptophan

ND

0.00

      Ethanolamine

ND

0.00

      D,L & allo-Hydroxylysine

ND

0.00

      Ammonia

0.09

0.51

      L-Ornithine

ND

0.00

      L-Lysine

0.26

1.50

      L-Histidine

0.29

1.70

      L-3-Methylhistidine

ND

0.00

      L-1-Methylhistidine

ND

0.00

      L-Arginine

0.28

1.61

    TOTAL

17.29

100.00

 

Amino Acid Profile

 

After Hydrolysis

mg/g

% weight[5]

      Alanine

16.0

7.1

      Arginine

14.3

6.4

      Aspartic acid[6]

29.1

13.0

      Glutamic acid6

29.8

13.3

      Glycine

11.9

5.3

      Histidine

5.3

2.4

      Isoleucine

8.9

4.0

      Leucine

19.3

8.6

      Lysine

15.2

6.8

      Phenylalanine

12.3

5.5

      Proline

12.2

5.4

      Serine

11.7

5.2

      Threonine

11.8

5.3

      Tyrosine

9.2

4.1

      Valine

16.8

7.5

    TOTAL

224.1

100.0

 



[1] Minimum value

[2] Total dietary fibre

[3] Relative amount of each amino acid as a percentage of the total reported

[4] ND: not detected

[5] Relative amount of each amino acid as a percentage of the total reported

[6] The results for aspartic acid and glutamic acid may include contribution from asparagines and glutamine that have been converted to aspartic acid and glutamic acid during acid hydrolysis