hese little guys are powerhouses that pack a lot of nutrition. Add about a 1/2 - 1 cup to your diet in a salad, stir fry or hide them in a smoothie.
NUTRITIONAL FACTS ABOUT SUNFLOWER SHOOTS:
They are between 24% - 30% protein.
They contain 8 essential amino acids.
They contain, in varying amounts:
Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B15, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin F, Vitamin H, Vitamin K, Choline, Folic Acid, Inositol, PABA, Calcium, Cobalt, Copper, Flourine, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorous, Potassium, Selenium, Silicon, Sodium, Sulphur and Zinc.
“Due to the enzymes that are activated during sprouting, the sprouts are more easily digested than the dry seeds… The sprouted greens are a richer source of vitamins than the dry seeds… Young leaves of sunflower lettuce are rich in cholorphyll.”
Taken from: Sunflower Sprout Nutrition Information
Want to get some of the benefits?
Order a flat of greens, a personal container or grow your own!