The Q&A Archives: Growing Broccoli Sprouts

Question: I read that broccoli sprouts are 10 times more healthful than the larger full grown plant. Is this true?

Answer: According to the John Hopkins Medical Institute, three day old broccoli sprouts contain 20-50 times the cancer preventing agents found in mature broccoli heads. They reportedly taste nothing like broccoli, but more like "sprouts". Sounds like broccoli sprouts are destined to become really popular.

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