Microgreens are smaller than baby greens, bigger than sprouts and are harvested when they’re 7 to 14 days old. A study from the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service found that, at equal weights, almost all of the tiny greens contained about five times more nutrients than found in the mature leaves of the same plants.
Pea microgreens can aid in diabetes, cancer prevention, bone health and fast healing properties, eye aging health, immune support and inflammatory support. One cup of pea shoots provides about 116% the daily value of vitamin C, A, and K combined.
Broccoli Microgreens are a good source of fiber, protein, iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium, vitamins: A, C,E,K and a variety of B vitamins. WoW! Talk about healthy!
Sunflower Microgreens are notably high in zinc, which has a variety of benefits, including boosting the immune and digestive system regularity.
Radish are rich in calcium and potassium which help lower blood pressure and lower risk of heart disease. Radish also contains natural nitrates that improve blood flow.
Kale is filled with antioxidants that reduce free radicals (known to aid in cancer prevention), anti-inflammatory properties (reduce swelling in joints causing pain), and overall improves body and brain health.
Fava Microgreens are rich in phytonutrients (isoflavone & plant sterols shown to lower cholesterol) and also in folate (natural form of folic acid which helps treat/prevent folate deficiency anemia, help unborn baby's brain, skull and spinal cord develop properly. It contains a variety of vitamins & minerals such as B-1, B-6, K, C, iron, copper, manganese, potassium, selenium, calcium, and magnesium. Fava also contains levodopa, (same chemical in medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease.)
Kohlrabi Microgreens have many antioxidants such as Vitamin C, anthocyanins, isothiocyanates and glucosinolates (protect cells against disease). Rich in vitamin B6 (known to support protein metabolism immune health and the production of red blood cells). It's also good source of potassium (a mineral and electrolyte that's important for heart health and balance of fluids).
Cilantro have an array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants such as A, B, C, E, and K, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, phosphorus and beta-carotene (increases the skin’s defenses against UV radiation and helps boost overall skin health). It's a good source for lutein which is known to fight against eye diseases: cataracts and macular degeneration and can help prevent diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers such as colon and breast cancer.
*Good To Know*
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