Hydrofresh Hydroponics - Broccoli Microgreens
We all know that broccoli is healthy, but most of us don’t eat it often enough. Some don’t like the taste, some find it hard to prepare, but there’s an even more nutrient-dense form of broccoli which is micro greens.
The health benefits of broccoli micro greens are unbelievable, considering their tiny size. They can contain up to 40 times the levels of nutrients by weight compared to adult broccoli.
What are broccoli micro greens? It is a phase in a plant’s life when it is between 10 and 14 days old. During this stage, sulforaphane, one of the plant’s natural compounds peaks. Sulforaphane is nature's most potent known Nrf2 activator–which means it activates a biological process that actually creates antioxidant proteins in your body.
Microgreens can be used in salads, sandwiches, over pasta, smoothies etc - get creative and healthy with these microgreens.
Studies have shown health benefits of broccoli microgreens and sulforaphane include the following:
1. SULFORAPHANE HAS ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES
2. SUPPORTS CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
3. BROCCOLI SPROUTS HAVE ANTI-DIABETIC PROPERTIES
4. ANTI-AGING PROPERTIES
5. BOOSTS BRAIN FUNCTION