Have you ever heard of microgreens? They are also known as sprouts. A microgreen is any green vegetable or herb that has edible leaves and is harvested when the first set of true leaves sprout- also known as the coteleydon growth stage. Microgreens can be grown from any herb or vegetable, but the most common are cilantro, amaranth, arugula, radish, basil, beets, broccoli and kale.
There are numerous health benefits that come with consuming these sprouts. They are very high in antioxidants, they are easily digestible, and they are packed with nutrients. They also help to alkaline the body and contain oxygen that can ward off viruses and kill bacteria.
Other benefits include:
• Boosts metabolism
• May prevent anemia
• Weight loss benefits
• May improve heart health
• Vision health
• Respiratory system benefits
How can you add these tiny miracles to your diet?
• Use as a topping for salads or soups
• Use them as a garnish for your meals
• Add to eggs
• Use in place of lettuce for your burger, sandwich or taco
• Add to stir-frys
• Add to rice
• Add to soups
Have you ever tried microgreens? Do you like them, and if you do, how do you incorporate them into your diet?
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