What happens to the antioxidant content of seeds, grains, and beans when you sprout them?
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I've been looking for this kind of study for years and am excited to share it! Homemade sprouts are probably the most nutrition-per-unit-cost we can get for our money. See Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck, where they beat out the previous champ, purple cabbage: Superfood Bargains. Broccoli sprouts are probably the best—see for example The Best Detox and Sulforaphane From Broccoli to Breast. I would recommend against alfalfa sprouts (even when home sprouted) as fecal bacteria from manure can hide in the seed's nooks and crannies and cause illness: Don't Eat Raw Alfalfa Sprouts. Sprouted lentils are a one of my favorite snacks—give them a try and let me know what you think!
For some context, please check out my associated blog post: Are Microgreens Healthier?
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