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Contents

So good sprouts! The benefits are infinite

What nutrition do we need and how can sprouts contribute?

Macronutrients

Water

Protein

Carbohydrates

Fats

Fibre

Micronutrients

Vitamins

Minerals

Sprouts are alkaline foods which help build health

Sprouts provide abundant enzymes

How does the glycaemic index in foods work?

Methods of sprouting seeds

Jar

Length to grow sprouts

To hull sprouts

Life expectancy of sprouts

The blanching method

Sieves and colanders

Baskets

Clay saucers

Sprout bags

The towel method

The tray and soil method

Designer sprouters

Sprouts for animals

Purchasing and storing seeds for sprouting

Seed saving

What do we need to know about anti-nutrients in sprouts?

SEEDS TO SPROUT

Grains the ‘staff’ of life

Wheat

Oats

Barley

Corn

Millet

Rice

Rye

Sorghum

Legumes the ‘pulse’ of life

Alfalfa

Fenugreek

Mung beans

Lentils

Peas

Chick peas

Soy beans

Red clover

Adzuki beans

Kidney beans and other Phaseolus spp

Peanuts

Broad beans

Lima beans

Rice beans

Pigeon peas

Lablab beans

Winged beans

Sunflower and cousins

Sunflower

Lettuce

and many cousins

The Brassica clan

Over 20 kinds to try

Nuts about nuts

Almond

Coconut

The Curcubita clan

Pumpkin

and other curcubitas

Mucilaginous mates

Chia

Flax

Psyllium

The nature of food Alliums

Onion

and other members

The Fennel family

Fennel

and other members

Perilla and Relatives

Perilla

and relatives

Other seeds to sprout and enjoy

Buckwheat

Amaranth

Sesame

Quinoa

Drumstick

and many more!

Health is… happy cells

References

Bibliography

Glossary

Index

Sprout chart

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