Microgreens and their Potential Health Benefits


Date & Time: 2019-06-11 02:21:37

Microgreens are a vegetable green, harvested after the Cotyledon leaves have developed, not to be confused with sprouts or shoots that are used both as a visual and flavor component or ingredient primarily in fine dining restaurants. They mostly are young vegetable greens that are approximately 1–3 inches (2.5–7.5 cm) tall.  Nutritional value   Microgreens Are Nutritious, packed with nutrients.  Most  of Micro green varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper still their nutrient contents vary slightly, most varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper. Microgreens are also a great source of beneficial plant compounds like antioxidants.  According to research, nutrient levels in microgreens can be up to nine times higher than those found in mature greens. Research also shows that they contain a wider variety of polyphenols and other antioxidants