This recent article on "Sprouts and Microgreens for a Nutritious Diet" highlights things we believe to be significant but documentation to back this up is scarce and wild claims are all over the internet. We know how vibrant and alive our microgreens taste, how attenuated the flavors become and how they add wonderful flavors to our foods. We also grow sprouts and try and consume locally produced vegetables.
In this article the studies are hypothesizing what we believe are benefits from growing and consuming these mini vegetables on a daily basis. Our kits introduce you to methods and supplies so you can grow them yourself. We believe that in the next few years, consumption of microgreens and sprouts will lead the way in fighting some of the ills modern societies are facing that are precipitated by nutrition or lack of it.
A final note in the article highlights another ill of our modern food supply system. Modern agricultural practice dictates producing vegetables that look good, have long shelf life, and ship well. Notice this does not include high nutrition, great taste and textures. All the things we used to look forward to when consuming vegetables. If you have ever tasted a locally grown heirloom tomato and compared to what you get at the supermarket ... you know exactly what I mean ...
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