Added Benefits of Sprouting & Germinating

About Sprouting and Germinating

There are many foods that can be sprouted including vegetables seeds, grains, beans and legumes.  Sprouting essentially boosts the nutrition that is available to us from the seed. Each seed, by nature is coated in phytic acid (and prohibitor enzymes) a natural substance that prevents the carbohydrates in the seed from being broken down in our digestive tract. This phytic acid is nature’s way of protecting the seed from being eaten by animals, birds and insects before it contacts the soil and grows. When we take a seed and sprout them, we essentially break down the phytic acid barrier (and the prohibitor enzymes) so that our digestive systems can absorb and digest all the carbohydrates and all the abundant nutritional elements provided by each seed.
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Sprouting For Optimal Health

Sprouting grains, beans and legumes is a time-honoured tradition passed down from our wise ancestors thousands of years ago. Many to this day continue to sprout in their own kitchens and among their families to reap the incredible health benefits of these beans, grains and legumes all year long. In this blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at what sprouting is and why it’s vital to our health. Let’s look at this in more detail!
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Eat yourself Happy: How Food affects your mood

4 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

This Halloween, use your powers for good and make sure that your neighbourhood is filled with healthy, happy kids rather than cranky monsters hopped up on candy. But beware; nothing gets your house egged faster than apples in Halloween trick or treat pillow cases.

If you don’t want to contribute to the candy craziness that is Halloween, you can opt for healthier snacks that kids will love. You can also swop out some of the candy your kids forage from the neighbours with healthier treats. Offer them a two-for-one exchange rate to sweeten the deal.
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