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The magic of sprouting

You might have seen them in Asian dishes or in trendy salad bars and wondered what they are! Sprouts are the young greens, typically only days old, whose seeds have germinated and begun to develop stems and leaves only a couple of inches in length. There are a variety of different sprouts, including alfalfa, broccoli, lentil seeds etc. Studies have shown that the process of sprouting significantly increases the nutritional value of the seeds. Sprouting improves the digestibility of the…

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