Broccoli Microgreens

Eating broccoli microgreens has become very popular since it was discovered that they abound with the amazing cancer-fighting phytochemical, sulforaphane. Research studies have shown that Broccoli Sprouts contain 50 times more sulforaphane than fresh broccoli. What's more, sprouting broccoli seeds contain glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, substances that protect cells from becoming malignant, at 10-100 times greater levels than in fresh broccoli. In addition, organic broccoli seed are sources of plant estrogens, similar to human estrogen, and so are helpful in cases of PMS, menopause, hot flashes and fibrocystic disease. Nutrient dense, sprouting broccoli seeds are rich sources of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, anti-oxidants, the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Also carotene, chlorophyll, amino acids, trace elements and antioxidants. Organic Broccoli seed sprouts contain as much as 35% protein.

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