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Beansprout Benefits

Beansprouts are rich in essential vitamins. You might have heard of the incredible benefits of mung beans but did you know that sprouted mung beans (beansprouts) are thought to improve the nutritional qualities? It is therefore always advised to eat sprouted mung beans to gain maximum health benefits!

Mung beans are widely grown across Asia, and have been a part of the Asian diet for thousands of years. They are a fantastic source of nutrients, including magnesium, potassium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins. Mung beans can be used in many different forms such as beans, dried into a powder to make bean noodles and sprouted. Due to the mung beans high nutrient and amino acid content, they are thought to be a healthy food choice. 

Part of a Healthy Diet

It is well known that beansprouts have a low Glycemic Index.  It can be a healthy eating habit and can help with the overall management of diet, weight, body fat, cholesterol ,etc.  It is known that the inclusion of healthy food in the diet can result in better overall health.  

Source of Fibre and Protein

Mung beans are high in fibre and protein and therefore is one of the most filling foods. They contain a negligible amount of sugar and therefore can be incorporated into a healthy diet.

Source of Antioxidants

Antioxidants can be found in mung beans.  Antioxidants act like potent free-radicals scavengers . Flavonoids (antioxidants) lower oxidative stress.

Rich in Nutrition

Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenate and Vitamin C can all be found in Beansprouts. 

Magnesium is needed to control stress, manage pain, maintain digestive processes, maintain heart function and repair muscle tissue. Vitamin B, folate and magnesium help control hormones

Source of Folate

Folate is used in the body to make DNA which is used for cell and tissue growth, hormone balance, cognitive function and reproduction. 

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