Benefits of the Mung Bean Sprout!

10 Aug 2016
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Enjoy your sprouts! It is a good idea to have a variety of sprouts in your diet. Every sprout offers different nutrients. By having a variety of sprouts you will have a more balanced nutritional profile. Today, we will explore some of the many benefits of mung bean sprouts.

Mung bean sprouts are an important addition to your diet because they can help to keep you healthy and give you energy. Mung beans are low glycemic for a sustained energy release over a longer time period. Mung beans are a blood sugar balancer. Studies show that men who eat just three servings a week of beans have 50% less the incidence of colon cancer. Eating mung beans on a regular basis fuels the bacteria in your gut that helps to digest the beans. Eating mung bean sprouts also helps with:

  • Lowering cholesterol
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple cancers
  • Macular degeneration
  • Gallbladder disease

Article by Greenhouse Manager Brian Hetrich

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