Vitamins A, B complex, C, D and E
Minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus, folate, zinc, lecithin
30% complete protein (compare to meat at 17% and eggs at 12%)
They activate every cell of the immune system and help to keep gut bacteria healthy, thus improving our ability to fight disease.
They can boost fertility, as they contain high amounts of zinc.
Sunflower shoots are a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins A, B complex, C, D, and E; they also contain minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus.
High in B vitamins, especially folate. Folate is a necessary B vitamin for pregnant women. Folate helps to protect babies from neural tube defects (NTDs). The combination of B vitamins also assists in the mothers circulation as well as aids in stress relief. In fact, sunflower shoots are rich in all of the nutrients that are important during pregnancy such as iron, calcium, essential fats, and folate.
Sunflower shoots are a rich source of lecithin, which helps to eliminate accumulated deposits in arterial walls, and break down fatty acids into an easily digestible water soluble form.
They are rich in chlorophyll which benefits many functions within the body, including building blood supply, revitalizing tissue, calming inflammation, activating enzymes, and deodorizing the body.
Boost your antioxidant capacity with sunflower shoots: Sunflower shoots contain high amounts of vitamin E. Vitamin E works synergistically with vitamin C and selenium to reduce blood pressure, increase the elasticity of arteries and prevent heart disease.
Sunflower Shoots are one of our favorite microgreens with a nutty, sweet and slightly salty flavor. We also love using a generous handful in salads, to add flavor, crunch and a boost of nutrition! These are one of the most complete foods you can add to your diet for overall health and well being.
Sunflower microgreens store better than most, lasting 2+ weeks in the fridge.