This delicious green is a nutrient-dense food that is high in fiber and phytochemicals. Arugula is low in sugar, calories, carbohydrates, and fat. It’s high in several vital nutrients. These include: calcium, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A
References: Red Cabbage
Cabbage microgreen is packed with so many beneficial minerals, vitamins (C, K) minerals and other nutrients. It is rich in fiber, beta-carotene, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iodine, and sulfur. It also has a number of anti-cancer compounds which are known to stimulate enzymes activity and inhibit the growth of tumors.
Health benefits include:
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Radish sprouts list of nutrients reads like the info panel on a bottle of multivitamins. These are some seriously powerful little greens. Not only do they contain vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, they also deliver calcium iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. But that’s not all. Radish sprouts are rich in essential amino acids and chlorophyll which has all sorts of benefits from cancer-fighting properties to digestive aid.
The nutritional profile of pea sprouts, especially when freshly harvested, contains vitamins and minerals including folate and Vitamin A as well as chlorophyll and about 20% protein. They are particularly high in chlorophyll and living enzymes, in addition to several vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, C and E, folate, niacin and the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. A one cup serving contains about 50% of the daily value for Vitamin C. The shoots have a delicious, nutty and distinct sweet pea-like flavour.
Sunflower microgreens are a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins A, B complex, D, and E; they also contain minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus.
The sunflower microgreen are a perfect source of complete protein. In fact, they are considered to be the most balanced of all of the sources of essential amino acids, helping to repair muscle tissue and aid in enzymatic functions in the body.
Broccoli microgreens have larger quantities of Vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, copper, and zinc, about 40 times the amount of vitamins and minerals than their mature counterparts. These are very essential minerals that most people are deficient in. Broccoli microgreens contain the highest amount of sulforaphane available compared to almost any other food available. Sulforaphane is a sulphur compound found in cruciferous vegetables. Here are just a few benefits sulfurophane is known for: Fighting inflammation, Cancer prevention, Improved heart health & Improved digestion
References: Pea Shoots
Consuming mustard microgreens offer a wide range of nutritional benefits. It is said to be a good source of several vitamins such as A, B6, C, K and E. It is high in carbohydrates, protein, fiber, folate, calcium, iron and sodium, just to name a few. Mustard microgreens is said to be one of the most nutrient dense foods in the world. This particular microgreen is loaded with nutritious value which is capable of fighting off diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
Research has shown that the antioxidant content in these microgreens has the ability to reduce the rate of growth of certain cancers, such as colon, bladder and lung cancer. It will also be helpful in fighting off any flu-like symptoms, therefore keeping away any viral infections.
They help detoxify the liver and blood, aids in digestion, helps to relieve congestion, helps build strong bones because of the high calcium and vitamin K content, builds the immune system, hinders the growth of cancer cells, slows aging and contains polyphenols which is associated with the reduced risk of heart disease and even Alzheimer's.