Hippocrates once said, “thy food is thy medicine, and thy medicine is thy food.” This is a perfect description for one of our favorite foods, broccoli sprouts!
- Rich in vitamins A, C, E, K and minerals, such selenium, phosphorous, and magnesium.
- Contain less anti-nutrients (thanks to sprouting), which means they are easier to digest and their nutrients are better absorbed by our bodies.
- But most of all……Broccoli sprouts have very high levels of phytochemicals that have been shown to be extremely beneficial for our health!
Edible sprouts have been eaten for thousands of years. Chinese and ancient Egyptians ate sprouts as a “health food”, especially for the purposes of healing and rejuvenation. In this post, we will explain what sprouts are, why they are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, and why you should include them in your diet!