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10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

6.  During sprouting, minerals bind to protein in the seed, grain, nut, or bean, making them more useable in the body.  This is true of alkaline minerals like calcium, magnesium, and others than help us to balance our body chemistry for weight loss and better health.

7.  Sprouts are the ultimate locally-grown food. When you grow them yourself you are helping the environment and ensuring that you are not getting unwanted pesticides, food additives, and other harmful fat-bolstering chemicals that thwart your weight loss efforts.

8.  The energy contained in the seed, grain, nut, or legume is ignited through soaking and sprouting.

9.  Sprouts are alkalizing to your body.  Many illnesses including cancer have been linked to excess acidity in the body.

10.  Sprouts are inexpensive. People frequently use the cost of healthy foods as an excuse for not eating healthy.  But, with sprouts being so cheap, there really is no excuse for not eating healthier.

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5:28PM PDT on Apr 4, 2015

I love growing my own sprouts.
Thanks Michelle.

8:53AM PST on Feb 24, 2015

Great info. Since some days, I have started preparing sprouts with just soaking in water for a day! Your article further makes me congratulate and feel more grateful to sprouts!

1:06AM PST on Dec 16, 2014

Thank you.

12:35PM PDT on Jul 1, 2014

To get much of that nutritional punch, you really do need to do your own sprouts, since having them sitting around for many days while being transported to the store simply defeats the whole purpose.

7:53AM PDT on Apr 7, 2014

Wow! Time to grow me some sprouts!

7:17AM PDT on Apr 7, 2014

Viva le sprouts!

9:30AM PST on Nov 18, 2013

Yum! Thank you!

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