| 7/3/2008 3:05:38 PM

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It's almost the 4th and I'm preparing for serious bbq over the weekend. So, what's a potentially malnourished girl to do? Consume fruits and veggies, clearly.

Some days, chomping on plants just sounds unappealing. Quick route? At lunch today I downed a shot of wheatgrass. What does it taste like? Brocolli and grass, shaken not stirred.

Do I feel superhuman health yet? Nah. But I feel fairly self-righteous about my vegetable intake at the moment. As for the actual health benefits, I'll have to ask Amy, our healthy senior editor.

Fact of the day: "Wheatgrass refers to the young grass of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, that is freshly juiced. ..."