Broccoli Sprout Powder

Broccoli Sprout Powder

  • How do you beat the nutrition of broccoli? -- Broccoli sprouts!
  • Broccoli sprouts can contain up to 50 times the amount of certain antioxidants found in full grown Broccoli.
  • Broccoli sprouts are a great source of sulforaphane glucosinolate, a natural compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous plants that provides antioxidant protection.
  • Ounce for ounce, broccoli has more vitamin C than an orange and as much calcium as a glass of milk. Broccoli is also one of the richest sources of beta-carotene in the produce section...More info

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When it comes to basic nutrients, broccoli is the king


Well it turns out that your mother was right (again!) when she said to eat your broccoli. When it comes to basic nutrients, broccoli is the king. Ounce for ounce, broccoli has more vitamin C than an orange and as much calcium as a glass of milk. One medium spear has three times more fiber than a slice of wheat bran bread. Broccoli is also one of the richest sources of beta-carotene in the produce section.


Broccoli may have a strong, supportive impact on our body's detoxification system, and researchers have recently identified one of the key reasons for this benefit.


Glucoraphanin, gluconasturtiin, and glucobrassicin are 3 glucosinolate phytonutrients found in a special combination in broccoli. This dynamic trio may possibly support all steps in the body's detox process; including activation, neutralization and elimination of unwanted contaminants. Isothiocyanates (ITCs) are the detox-regulating molecules made from broccoli's glucosinolates, and they may help support the detox process at a genetic level.


Non-GMO broccoli may help solve our vitamin D deficiency epidemic as well. When large supplemental doses of vitamin D are needed to offset deficiency, ample supplies of vitamin K and vitamin A help keep our vitamin D metabolism in balance. Broccoli has an unusually strong combination of both vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) and vitamin K. For people faced with the need to rebuild vitamin D stores through vitamin D supplements, broccoli may be an ideal food to incorporate.


Broccoli is a quality source of a flavonoid called kaempferol. Recent research has shown the ability of kaempferol to lessen the impact of allergy-related substances in our body. This kaempferol connection helps to explain broccoli's unique ability to support a healthy inflammation response. It may help open the doors to future research on the benefits of broccoli for hypoallergenic diets. Broccoli also provides vitamin C, which may support a healthy immune response.


Broccoli is a source of potassium and folic acid


The folate (also known as vitamin B9 and natural folic acid) in broccoli may help women sustain normal tissue growth and is often used as a supplement when taking birth control pills and during pregnancies. The potassium in broccoli may support healthy blood pressure levels, while a large amount of calcium helps to support healthy bones. This vegetable is also fiber-rich, which supports healthy digestion and lipid levels.


In recent years, broccoli has made the headlines regarding three components found in the vegetable. For instance, indole-3-carbinol has captured the attention of those looking to support a healthy immune response. I3C supports healthy levels of ""good"" hormones, while working against destructive ones. The sulforaphane in broccoli also helps to support the level of enzymes that support immune health, while the beta-carotene in broccoli transforms into vitamin A within the body, providing an effective antioxidant that may destroy free radicals (responsible for weakening cell defense).


Some possible traditional uses of Raw Broccoli Sprout Powder may include:

  • May support healthy digestion

  • Source of sulforaphane

  • May support a healthy detoxification response

  • May support a healthy cardiovascular system

  • May support eye health

  • May support healthy blood pressure

  • Possibly high levels of antioxidants

  • May support healthy lipid levels


Constituents of Broccoli Sprouts include:

  • Protein

  • Carbohydrates

  • Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc

  • Vitamins: Vitamin C, Vitamin B-1, Vitamin B-2, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin U, Pantothenic Acid, Folic Acid

  • Phytochemicals: Glucosinolates, Isothiocyanates: Sulforaphane, Sulfides, Polyphenols, Carotenoids


This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.


Suggested Use: Mix 1 tablespoon with recipes, juice, or add to your favorite smoothie.


Miscellaneous Facts about our raw Broccoli Sprout Powder


Ingredients: Organic Broccoli Sprouts.


Parts Used: Broccoli Sprouts.


Botanical Name: Brassica Oleracea.


Other Names: Calabrese, Brassica Oleracea Italica Group, Brassica Oleracea var. Italica, Brocoli, Brócoli, Purple Sprouting Broccoli.


Origin:
Grown and dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.


How to Maintain Optimum Freshness

  • ZNaturalFoods.com offers our raw broccoli sprout powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.

  • Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your broccoli sprout powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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