Sprout Nutrition Breakdown for 7 of the Most Popular Sprouts

April 18, 2009 by  
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Make Sure You Remove The Hulls Before Eating The Sprouts For Maximum Nutrient Absorption

Make Sure You Remove The Hulls Before Eating The Sprouts For Maximum Nutrient Absorption

Sprouts are full of nutrition and are so rich in vitamins, minerals, amino-acids, protein, chlorophyll and fibres. Here is a sprout nutrition breakdown for some of the most popular sprouts.

Alfalfa sprout nutrition – Alfalfa sprouts contain vitamins A, B2, C, D, niacin as well as minerals such as iron, magnesium, all 8 essential amino acids, protein, chlorophyll and fibres.

Fenugreek sprouts nutrition – Fenugreek sprouts contain, among other things, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, D, lots of iron and phosphorus, niacin, pantothenic (acid, as well as saponin and choline).

Broccoli sprouts nutrition – Broccoli sprouts contain a large amount of calcium, chromium, iron, fluoride, iodine, potassium, copper, magnesium, manganese, sodium and phosphorus, as well as flavonoids, iso-flavonoids, glucosinolates, carotene, folic acid, vitamins, B1, B2, B6, C, E, K, polyphenols and mustard oils.

Lentils sprouts nutrition – Lentil sprouts contain, among other things, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, plenty of vitamins C and E, iron, manganese, sodium, niacin, phosphorus and zinc.

Mung bean sprouts nutrition – Mung bean sprouts contain, among other things, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12, C and plenty of iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.

Red clover sprouts nutrition – Red clover sprouts contain vitamins C and E as well as essential oils, minerals and phytoestrogens (isoflavones), which are classes as secondary vegetable matter. Red Clover is particularly rich in isoflavonoids which have great affinities with female estrogens.

Wheat sprouts nutrition – Wheat sprouts contain, among other things, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, C and lots of E. They also contain iodine, potassium, plenty of calcium, manganese, sodium, niacin, pantothenic, phosphorus, sulphur and zinc.

Sprout Tip – Please note that sprout nutrition can vary based on the quality of the seed, how you grow it and when you eat them.