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Microgreens: Nutritious and Delicious

Microgreens are a very unique food. They are versatile and can be used in many different dishes. They also have a great nutrition benefit to get lots of nutrients from a very small food. Lets look at sunflower shoots. Sunflower shoots have a very distinct nutty-like
taste. Here are some of their nutrient facts.

Zinc: Zinc is a mineral well researched in the field of fertility. Zinc is necessary for the development of sperm in men.

High in B vitamins especially folate: Folate (or folic acid) is a necessary B vitamin for pregnant women, needed to ensure proper development of the baby’s nervous system. The combination of B vitamins also assists in the mother’s circulation
as well as aids in stress relief.

Vitamin E: an anti-oxidant, Vitamin E works synergistically with vitamin C and selenium to
reduce blood pressure, increase the elasticity of arteries and prevent heart disease.

Lung Expectorant:In Ayurvedic medicine, these sprouts are thought to have the ability to encourage clearance of the lungs. Natural expectorants may also be used as a preventative measure against lower respiratory infections to deter the invasion of pathogens.

Protein: a complete vegetable source, Protein is well known for its ability to repair muscle tissue and aid in enzymatic functions in the body. But protein is also important in bone development and the prevention of osteoporosis, as it acts as the fundamental framework for the development of the bone matrix and continues to support bone strength throughout life. 1/4c = 6grams

Farm Doc Microgreens are locally grown in Strum, WI. The micros are grown in a controlled environment with non-GMO, organic seeds using clean soil, adequate hydration and ventilation. They are hand harvested using sterile procedures, packed and delivered fresh to the farmers market, your favorite restaurant or store or directly to your home.