Microgreen Acknowledgement

Microgreens contain 20 – 147 mg of Vitamin C per 100 gram, which is “up to three times more vitamin C than oranges”  – www.agresearchmag.ars.usda.gov

“Sunflower Greens are a complete protein – containing almost as much protein as chicken.” – http://naturesnurturing.blogspot.ca

“3 1/2 ounces (100 grams) of sprouted sunflower seeds contains 22.78 grams of protein.” 100 grams also “offers a notable 116 mg of calcium, 5.06 mg of zinc, 689 mg of potassium, 1.75 mg copper, and 354 mg of magnesium.” – Vegetarians in Paradise, a Los Angeles Vegan Web Magazine

“Sunflower sprouts are made of 24% to 30% protein with 8 essential amino acids present.” – Isabell Shipard, author of How Can I Grow and Use Sprouts as Living Food?

“It’s estimated that there are up to 100 times more beneficial enzymes in sprouts than in raw vegetables.”- https://wellnessmama.com

“The vitamin content of some seeds can increase from 100% to 2000% in several days of sprouting. Even soaking seeds, overnight, produces massive amounts of vitamin B complex and also of vitamin C.” – Isabell Shipard, author of How Can I Grow and Use Sprouts as Living Food?

Daikon sprouts “represent more suitable sources of phytochemicals with anti-cancer potential” as compared to Broccoli sprouts. – http://sprouting.com

Daikon sprouts “helps to both improve kidney function and to treat edema. It also helps to clean the blood, eliminating the toxins through the kidneys, liver, sweat glands and digestive tract.” – http://www.herbwisdom.com

“Pea shoots are dense with the antioxidants and phytonutrients needed to support the body’s complex inflammation system.” Pea shoots also contain folate, where “Folate helps produce and maintain cells and protects against DNA damage.” – http://www.healthdiaries.com

“Pea shoots contain many of the nutrients that can help keep blood sugar levels low as well as great antioxidant support, which is considered essential in supporting people with type two diabetes and lowering the risk of developing diabetes.” – http://www.healthdiaries.com

“Pea shoots offer a good amount of dietary fiber, which helps control body weight and regulate the metabolism.”- http://www.healthdiaries.com

Sprouts contain “more Beta-Carotene than carrots”- healwithfood.org

 

*These quotes are from independent sources, as noted above.

*These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada.  These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.