BENEFITS OF Malaga Province Microgreens

Malaga Province Microgreens are the freshest and most nutritious leaves you can find!

They are still alive when we sell them at market, cut fresh in front of you so therefore they have not lost their vital nutrienets.

MICROGREENS: Health Benefits

MICROGREENS PROVIDE MORE NUTRITION THAN MATURE LEAVES

 A 2010 study published in the Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science reported that young lettuce seedlings, harvested 7 days after germination, had the highest antioxidant capacity, as well as the highest concentrations of health promoting phenolic compounds compared with their more mature counterparts.

(source: http://www.healwithfood.org)

Conscious Earth Malaga Province Microgreens

LARGE AMOUNTS OF VITAMIN C  ARE FOUND IN MICROGREENS

 Young edible seedlings are a superb source of VitaminC.

 A 2012 study on Microgreens revealed that even the Microgreen sample that had the lowest levels of Vitamin C contained a whopping 20 milligrams of Vitamin C per 100g...that almost twice the amount found in tomatoes.

(source: http://healwithfood.org/health-benefits/Microgreens-nutrition


BETA-CAROTENE

Beta -Carotene, a type of Carotenoids, are thought to reduce the risk of disease, particularly certain types of cancer & eye disease. Many Microgreens appear to have even more beta-carotene tha carrots themselves!

Malaga Province Microgreens from Conscious Earth Permaculture Farm

VITAMIN E The Skin Benefits from MICROGREENS


The levels of Vitamin E  ( tocopherol) are significantly higher in Microgreens with green Radish ranking one of the highest.

A 2012 study found substantial amounts of tocopherols in the tested greens.


VITAMIN K for strong & healthy bones.


A 2012 study analysed the levels of phylloquinone ( the type of Vit K found in plants) with Red Amaranth scoring the highest. Pea Shoots coming second!

Both of which we sell!!!

 Vitamin K acts as an electron acceptor when chlorophyll absorbs sunlight to produce carbohydrates and oxygen during photosynthesis.

Other benefits include promoting normal blood clotting & preventing excessive bruising.


MICROGREENS - HEALTH BENEFITS

Blue Pepe Nasturtium at Conscious Earth permaculture farm

NASTURTIUM

Nasturtium leaves have a high concentration of Vitamin C. The flowers and buds have a slight spicy flavor with a mustard-like aroma. ... The leaves and petals of nasturtium are extremely nutritious as they contain vitamin C and iron. The leaves also have antibiotic properties which are at their most effective just before the plant flowers. Eating a couple of the peppery leaves at the onset of a cold can stop it dead in its tracks

https://www.herbal-supplement-resource.com/nasturtium.html

Pea Shoots growing naturally in Alora at Conscious Earth

PEA SHOOTS

Pea shoots, like all sprouts, are particularly high in chlorophyll and living enzymes, in addition to several vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, C and E, folate, niacin and the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.

SPRING WATER

All our Microgreens are fed from our Spring. Ensuring that they are given the most natural start in life!

Our Greens are grown in Soil, Organic Compost, that is absolutely packed full of Nutrients.

Tiny Microgreens Packed with Nutrients!

“All of these nutrients are extremely important for skin, eyes and fighting Cancer. They have all sorts of benefits associated with them,” says researcher Gene Lester, PhD, of the USDA


“ Microgreens are young seedlings of edible vegetables and herbs harvested less than 14 days after germination. They are usually about 1-3 inches long and come in a rainbow of colors, which has made them popular in recent years as garnishes with chefs.

Although nutritional claims about microgreens abound on the Internet, this study is the first scientific evaluation of their nutritional content. Researchers say they were astonished by the results.”

(source: https://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20120831/tiny-microgreens-packed-nutrients#1)





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