Why You Should Sprout Your Seeds and Nuts

Why You Should Sprout Your Seeds and Nuts

Remember that your true life insurance is your health and well-being.

“We are what we eat” is the main reason why we should eat sprouted seeds. When we eat living foods we feel more alive.

Sprouting is nothing more than changing your dry and inactive seeds to a state of germination.
When we germinate the seeds not only we are eating a very young living plant at the peak of its level of nutrition but we are also enhancing their vitamins and minerals by removing the phytic acid, that blocks minerals, and enzyme inhibitors, that make the seeds more digestible.

Although phytic acids are a vital defense mechanism for plants, they aren’t good for the human body. They prevent us from absorbing calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, and a certain amount of protein.

You can also get rid of the enzyme inhibitors and the phytic acid by cooking the seeds and nuts for easy digestion but a lot of nutrients are also lost in the heating process.
Usually, when people eat seeds, there is a strong possibility that they’ll have trouble with digestion and inflammation. But, when you sprout or even soak your seeds, it can actually have the opposite effect. They tap into beneficial enzymes, break down complex sugars, fill your gut with healthy bacteria and reduce the number of harmful bacteria. Overall, this improves digestibility and nutrient absorption.

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The benefits of eating sprouted seeds are vast, you get an increase of:

  • Proteins
  • Vitamins
  • Essential fatty acids
  • Minerals
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Uses of sprouted seeds and nuts

Flour
You can dehydrate your sprouted seeds and nuts to turn them into flour.

Wheatgrass
When you sprout wheatgrass you don’t have a problem with gluten because you only find the gluten in the seeds.
You can spout your own wheatgrass to make your own juice shots. Remember that we, human beings, can’t digest the fiber in the grass but we can benefit from the juice that is packed with chlorophyll.
There are plenty of kits to sprout your own seeds and nuts at home, that way you can control what you are eating.

Salads
You can add your sprouts to your salads and sandwiches.

Juice
Add your sprouts to your juice for an increase in nutrients. For instance, did you know that a small amount of sprouted broccoli will replace a huge quantity that you would need for the same quantity of nutrient content?

Ultimately, using the germinating process and sprouting your own seeds at home is simple, affordable, and very healthy for your body. So, if you’re someone that constantly looks for ways to increase your longevity and wellbeing, then you should definitely consider committing yourself to sprout seeds. Try it – what have you got to lose?

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