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Health Benefits of Microgreens

Rich in anioxidants, these plants may help fight many chronic diseases

Microgreens For Diabetes

Microgreens are extremely rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants may help reduce the type of stress that can prevent sugar from properly entering cells. A new study shows that people whose diets had the highest levels vitamin E were 30% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who ate the least amounts of the antioxidant.(Source). In lab studies, fenugreek microgreens appeared to enhance cellular sugar uptake by 25–44% (Source).

Microgreens For Cancer

Antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, especially those rich in polyphenols, may lower the risk of various types of cancer. (Source) Given that microgreens are concentrated sources of polyphenols, they may be expected to have similar effects. (Source)
Microgreens To Consider: All microgreens, especially coloured ones, are known to be rich in polyphenols. like Radish, Kale and Red Cabbage. 

Microgreens For Heart Disease

Rich in of polyphenols, a class of antioxidants, microgreens are linked to a lower risk of heart disease. Animal studies show that microgreens may lower triglyceride and “bad” LDL cholesterol levels. (Source)

Microgreens For Alzheimer's

Antioxidant-rich foods, containing high amounts of polyphenols, may be linked to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. (Source). Many experiments and clinical trials have shown that the traditional herbal medicine, which has multiple targets, could provide effective treatment of AlzheimersD.
While this seems promising, note that the number of studies directly measuring the effect of microgreens on these medical conditions is limited, and none could be found in humans. Therefore, more studies are needed before strong conclusions can be made.

Speckled Peas

With a mild flavor of peas, these microgreens are sweet crunchy and delicious. They contain 7X more Vitamin C than blueberries, 8X more folate than bean sprouts 4X more Vitamin A than tomatoes and have up to 69% of high quality bio-available protein.

They are also rich in iron and help improve heart health, bone health, and may reduce the risk of carcinogenesis in the body.

Radish Sprouts

Radish sprouts possess mild peppery flavor resembling radish plants. It contains naturally occurring plant estrogens which are helpful with symptoms associated to menopause, fibrocystic disease and
hot flashes.

It is a great source of Vitamin B, A, E, C and K and essential amino acids making them a great nutritional supplement.

Popcorn Shoots

Popcorn shoots are tender, moist, and crisp with a very sweet, mild corn flavor and tart undertones. Their sweet flavor and unusual color allow the shoots to be commonly used as a garnish in both sweet and savory dishes

Popcorn shoots are rich in Vitamins A, B, C, and E, iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium.

Sunflower

Sunflower Microgreens are crunchy and have a nutty flavour. These are a concentrated source of calories and are a rich source of unsaturated fats, carbohydrates and proteins. They are also rich in minerals like iron and calcium.

They help build skeletal, muscular and neurological systems, revitalise tissues and help detoxify the body.