Sprout science

Here are some studies relating to the nutritional qualities of sprouts:

The EasyGreen site hosts an article on sprout nutrition.

The USDA also has some information about the nutritional value of sprouts. Here is a summary via NutritionData.

Sprouts can be powerful things - and there are some sprout hazards:

Goitrogens (anti-thyroids) in brassica vegetables
Glucosinolates (Goitrogenic Glycosides)
Phytoestrogens and human health
Top carcinogens in vegetables
Salmonella and E-Coli
Questions Keep Sprouting About Sprouts (FDA)
Consumers advised of risks associated with raw sprouts (FDA)

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Tim Tyler | tim@tt1.org | http://sprouting.org/