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They are young green shoots germinated from the seeds of almost any living vegetation which may include nuts, seeds, grains, beans, legumes, as well as various grasses such as barley grass or wheatgrass. Essentially any seed or bean equipped with the genetic fabric potential to reproduce the next generation of plant life is sproutable.

Sprouts are nutritional powerhouses. They contain a high amount of antioxidant nutrients that fight against the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are substances produced within our bodies that cause damage to cell tissue and accelerate the aging process. Sprouts are also the host of various vitamins, minerals, protein, enzymes and fiber as well as anti-aging constituents that are only found in living cells.

One other great benefit of green leafy sprouts is its ease of digestibility even for people with impaired digestion ability.