Growing Broccoli Sprouts - Knowledgebase Question

Hazleton, PA
Question by w3ivg
January 30, 1998
I read that broccoli sprouts are 10 times more healthful than the larger full grown plant. Is this true?


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Answer from NGA
January 30, 1998

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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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