What are Sprouts?
Sprouts are one of the few food you can eat while they are alive, which highly increases their nutritional value. Sprouted seeds are very rich in nutrients,they contribute to a healthy diet, and their rich and varied flavors make delicious dishes.
Nutritional and vitamin content of sprouts is similar to the fruits and vegetables, but with higher benefit, because of their contests of enzymes and chlorophyll, which play a very important role as anti-oxidant, anti-anemic, and revitalizing agents. All these properties makes sprouts to be a very complete food, which highly contributes to of nutrients in the body, that we all suffer in modern life.
Sprouts all available everywhere and all-year-round, you can harvest your sprouts in 3-5 days, and increase 30 times the seed amount, into fresh sprouts.
- Sprouts are live and fresh food containing high amounts of enzymes, minerals, oils, and vitamins. Sprouted bread is very popular and can be made at home.
- Sprouts are very important source of high quality protein.
- Increases 4 to 10 times the content of Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E.
- Have a high content of minerals.
- They are free of chemicals, pesticides, or insecticides.
- The have a high absorption rate.
- They are full of energy.
- Easy and quick to make at home.
- Delicious in a variety of dishes.
- Sprouts contain hormones, which help during critical periods, such growing, during an illnesses, tiredness, depression, etc.
- Sprouts are detox and natural cleansers.
- All plants during their germination process (birth, growth) have a great and unique regenerative and revitalize power, needed to maintain and recover our body health, while cleansing the organs.
- Sprouts are great to revitalize the digestive system, and clean the gut and colon.
- Strengthen the immune system.
- They fight the free radicals.
- Stimulates pancreatic health.
- Aid in digestion by regenerate and reduce inflammation of the digestive system.
- Improves intestinal performance and strengthens digestive flora.
- Lowers cholesterol.
- Aid in gases and waste elimination.
- Prevent constipation.
- Improves general health through their tissue reconstructive action.
What do you Need:
- Sprouts seeds (can be bought. in health stores, or use seeds in your pantry)
- A medium to large size glass jar (preferably wide mouth).
- A screen or cotton cloth to cover the jar.
- Hydrogen Peroxide 3%.
How to Sprout Seeds:
- Wash thoroughly the jar and covers with soap and water.
- Place 2 tablespoons of you preferred seeds, add half a jar of filtered water, and add 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide, to disinfect the seeds.
- Soak it overnight. This will increase 3 times the size of the seeds.
- Next morning discard the water and wash the seeds with cold water, without opening the jar, several times, to get rid of the hydrogen peroxide. This step is done by introducing and discarding the water from the jar solely through the cloth or screen.
- Place the jars upside down to drain excess water, far from sun and heat, in a cool and dry place.
- Wash the seeds ever night and every morning to keep them moist, and place them upside down.
- Your sprouts should be ready to eat in 3-5 days, depending on the type of seed.