Benefits of including sprouts in your diet
Sprouts have always been popular as a nutritious food. Sprouts like radish, alfalfa, clover, soybean, and broccoli are excellent sources of protein and a wide range of different nutrients that can help maintain good health.
They are easy to grow and are a great little project to get the kids involved in.
But did you know that sprouts are…
- Rich in Essential Nutrients Some of the vitamins that sprouts contain include Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K. Apart from this, it is also rich in minerals such as Iron, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, and Calcium.
- Excellent Source of Enzymes. Sprouts are abundant in enzymes, which can keep our bodies healthy and fit.
- High in Protein Sprouts can contain up to 35 percent protein.
- Easy to Digest Another thing you will love about sprouts is how easy it is to digest this food. Its digestibility is rooted from the high amount of enzymes that they contain.
It’s important when sprouting, even more so if you are consuming them raw, that you use clean jars, being careful that the jars and sprouts aren’t contaminated. Never eat any sprouts that smell bad, or are slimy or moldy.