BENEFITS OF MICROGREENS
Microgreens may be tiny, but punch well above their weight when it comes to nutrition and flavor.
A MICROGREENS Healthy Lifestyle
Getting the proper vitamins are minerals in your diet is essential to living a healthy life. Microgreens allow you to ingest your vitamins and minerals naturally. Throw out the daily vitamin pills and give your body the microgreen advantage. Microgreens are up to 40 times more nutritious than their mature counterparts and allow easier and more efficient absorption, not to mention a better mix of vitamins and minerals.
MICROGREENS Reduce Many Diseases and Health Risks
Making a dietary modification could significantly reduce your risk of coronary heart disease by including microgreens into your daily diet. Microgreens are high in polyphenols which are an important natural chemical that contain powerful antioxidant properties and help prevent the buildup of harmful free radicals, which are highly reactive compounds that form in the body and can cause damage to cells as well as chronic disease. Polyphenols have been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
MICROGREENS Nutrition Superior to Their Mature Plants
Red cabbage, purple kohlrabi, mizuna, red mustard and purple mustard microgreens from the Brassica family of vegetables are not only great sources of polyphenols but they actually contain a wider variety of polyphenols than their mature vegetable counterparts.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death, accounting for an estimated one in six deaths in the United States. Eating more vegetables is associated with reduced heart disease risk factors ad a lower risk of heart disease, microgreens could significantly reduce this risk as they contain higher levels of nutrition than their mature counterparts.
MICROGREENS Reduce Weight Gain
Reduce weight gain by 17%, slash bad LDL cholesterol by 34% and cut triglycerides by 23%.
Coupled with a balanced diet, healthy lifestyle and regular physical activity, a serving or two of microgreens into your daily diet you can help keep your heart and body strong, healthy and happy.
A Little Goes a Long Way With MICROGREENS
The flavor of microgreens is more intense than the flavor of their mature plants, so a little goes a long way when you use it to enhance the flavor of a meal. Until recently microgreens have only been available to chefs who use them as flavor accents ad garnishes for soups, salads and sandwiches.