There are many great health benefits from eating microgreens and the best way to get them is by growing them yourself. In this article we look at the top 7 reasons why we think microgreens are awesome.
1. Cancer fighting properties
Could microgreens be a preventative cure for cancer? There is plenty of evidence that many of the vitamins and nutrients contained in microgreens can help your body to kill cancer cells and some studies prove that regular consumption of. This has been known for many years in fact, Johns Hopkins scientist Dr. Paul Talalay was the first to discover that three-day-old broccoli sprouts contained 10 -100 times more of those cancer-fighting compounds than the corresponding mature broccoli in his tests.
2. High in vitamins and nutrients
Microgreens are richer in many of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to remain healthy than their fully grown counterparts. Studies show Broccoli microgreens are 40% higher in nutrition than their mature counterparts. All microgreens are an excellent source of polyphenols and nutrients. Studies show Broccoli microgreens are 40% higher in nutrition than their mature counterparts.
3. Endless taste variety
Do you prefer soft and spicy or sweet and crunchy? Microgreens are just baby plants, so there is an endless variety of flavours and textures to suit your tastes and they all have similar health and nutrition benefits.
4. Many culinary uses
There are many ways you can consume Microgreens and benefit from their nutritious properties. They can be eaten direct from harvest, they can be used as condements or even blended into a smoothie or mixed with your favorite fruit juice.
5. Fast grow cycle
With our microgreen grow kits you can harvest on a weekly basis. Get more grow kits and stagger the timing of each grow cycle so that you can have fresh microgreens every day of the week!
6. Easy to grow yourself
Microgreens are very convenient to grow, as they can be grown in a variety of locations, including outdoors, in greenhouses and even on your windowsill.
7. Safer to eat than sprouts
Some studies found that levels of bacteria and other forms of contamination were much higher in sprouts and other fully grown fruits and vegetables. This is because of the fast grow cycle where bacteria and such does not have time to form and spread, get a microgreens grow kit to ensure the maximum quality freshness and optimal conditions for growing your baby plants.