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Organic Nutrigenomic Broccoli Sprouting Seeds 100g

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BROCCOLI (BRASSICA OLERACEA) SPROUTING SEEDS

Broccoli sprouts look a lot like alfalfa sprouts but are more akin to radish. They are a great source of antioxidants and are powerfully anti-carcinogenic. A beautiful violet, these sprouts look and taste great in salads, as a garnish, or on their own. Broccoli sprouts can be sprouted in any of our spouters but we recommend our Masontops bean screens. Check out our bean screens

Health benefits

  • Loaded with a substance called sulforaphane, helping the body to combat and prevent cancer.
  • An anti-inflammatory, broccoli sprouts have been of use in the treatment of asthma. Sulforaphane again the active ingredient, this time reducing the inflammation associated with asthma and other bronchial issues.
  • Sprouted broccoli has proven effective in the treatment of peptic ulcers.
  • High in the vitamins A, C, K and folate.
  • A good source of dietary fibre, aiding in detoxification of the colon and digestive tract and preventing constipation.
  • Rich in manganese, helping to combat free radicals.
  • Regulates cholesterol in the blood, promoting cardiovascular health and well being.

The importance of Sulforaphane:

The research on sulforaphane is fast emerging, with more than 1000 peer-reviewed papers on the subject. The most significant aspect of sulforaphane is its Nutrigenomic properties. Sulforaphane has been shown to influence around 200 genes related to human immune function. This is the reason sulforaphane can be beneficial to overall health and well being by improving our defences against illness.  Sulforaphane is highly bioavailable and can be readily absorbed in the body. 

Certification: Australian Certified Organic

Directions

Broccoli sprouts will be ready in around 7 to 10 days. To sprout add 1 tablespoon to sprouting jar and spread evenly. Store on a bench top.  Rinse 3 to 4 times per day.  When sprouts begin to emerge expose to sunlight.

Serving Suggestions

Add to your favourite salads, smoothies or juice.

Research

Lee J-M, Johnson JA. An Important Role of Nrf2-ARE Pathway in the Cellular Defense Mechanism Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2004 ; 37(2):139-143

Fahey JW, Talalay P.  Antioxidant Functions of Sulforaphane: a Potent Inducer of Phase II Detoxication Enzymes. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 1999; 37:973-979 

Innmorato NG et al. The Transcription Factor Nrf2 Is a Therapeutic Target against Brain Inflammation. The Journal of Immunology 2008;181:680 – 689.

Cramer J, Jeffery EH. Sulforaphane Absorption and Excretion Following Ingestion of a Semi-Purified Broccoli Powder Rich in Glucoraphanin and Broccoli Sprouts in Healthy Men.2011;  Nutrition and Cancer, 63(2), 196–201

Halliwell B Free radicals and antioxidants – quo vadis? Trends in Pharmacological Sciences2011: 32(3):125-130.

Kensler TW et al.  Translational Strategies for cancer prevention in liver. Nature Reviews Cancer 3, 321-329 (May 2003)

2001 Steinkellner H et al. Effects of cruciferous vegetables and their constituents on drug metabolizing enzymes involved in the bioactivation of DNA-reactive dietary carcinogens.  Mutation Research 480–481 (2001) 285–297.

 

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Fantastic broccoli sprout seeds. Fast delivery!

Bought a small batch of broccoli sprout seeds to see how they would go. They are FANTASTIC! Reliably sprout, fast growing, so nutritious. Addictive! Will be buying a big batch next time. Super fast delivery and great service.

Thank you Susan...broccoli sprouts are so nutritious
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Organic Nutrigenomic Broccoli Sprouting Seeds 100g

Awesome Christal
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Sprouts

I am now on my 3rd batch of sprout making. The sprouting lid for the mason jars are a worthwhile purchase. Can highly recommend.

Thank you Riemke x
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Yum!

Tasty & so easy. 🙂

Thank you Paula
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S.D.
Broccoli Sprouting Seeds and Lids

Purchased the broccoli sprouting seeds, lid and jar. Love the items and use them every week. Fast service and delivery. In the future I would love to see the option for a larger size seed packet to cut down on waste and delivery costs.

Appreciate your kind support Sheri x