ORGANIC BROCCOLI SEEDS, sprouting
Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
Qualities: Broccoli sprouts are the germinated seeds of broccoli that have a radishy taste and look similar to alfalfa sprouts. They are rich in beta-carotene and vitamins C, E, K and A and have among the highest concentrations of sulforaphane, a dietary component of cruciferous vegetables that has been shown to benefit autism and suppress the ability of breast cancer stem cells to form tumors. Some studies suggest that consumption of broccoli sprouts may improve survival rates of bladder cancer patients, help protect skin cells from sun damage, and potentially boost liver detoxification. Check out “Biggest Nutrition Bang for your Buck” for additional nutrition info.
Common Use: Broccoli sprouting seeds should be soaked for 4-6 hours, and will sprout in 5-7 days. They need to be thoroughly rinsed with cool, clean water every 8-12 hours. Refrigerate your sprouts after their final rinse.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place in an airtight container.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.