POWER OF SPROUTS
'Sprouts' which is considered one of the most nutritionist food in vegetarian diet. Sprouts are seeds that germinate when exposed to proper temperature and moisture.
Sprouts are a complete source of protein .
What is a complete source of protein ?
Complete source of protein is protein that contains all the 20 amino acids. Most of the non vegetarian (eggs,whey protein,chicken,fish and mutton) food contain all the amino acids. But when it comes to vegetarian foods majority of them are incomplete source of protein as they are missing in one or more amino acid.
Nutritional information of bean sprouts ( Per 400gm serving)
- TOTAL CALORIES - 120 CALORIES.
- CARBS - 23.18 gm.
- PROTEINS- 12.2 gm.
- FATS - 0.8 gm.
- FIBER -7.2 gm.
1. LOW CALORIES AND HIGH IN NUTRITION
Sprouts are low in calories but dense in nutrition and can help in loosing fat.
It is also high in fiber which promotes better digestion.
Being a complete protein it is great for building muscle, Moreover the carb to protein ratio in sprouts is 2:1 which is considered good for building muscle.
2. RICH IN VITAMIN C
Sprouts are rich in vitamin C , Vitamin C boost your immune system by acting as an antioxidant which protects the body cells from free radicals. Free radicals damages the body cells making your body weak.
3. CONTAINS FOLID ACID
Sprouts contains Folid acid which is a B Vitamin. Deficiency of Folid acid can lead to defect in brain functioning and development in spine. It is best for pregnant woman for proper development of the baby.
4. RICH IN IRON
Sprouts are iron rich, Iron is necessary for proper brain function. Iron is found in muscles and act as a carrier of oxygen in blood. Our body uses 20% of the oxygen through blood. The more the oxygen travels through your blood the better pump you will get during workout sessions. Iron also increases the strength of muscle cells by serving them with oxygen.The proper circulation of oxygen in our body contribute to better body functioning.
5. HORMONE BALANCE.
Sprouts also contain manganese which is an important mineral for sex hormone both for males as well as females. Many people are going through hormonal imbalance , adding sprouts to there diet will help in keeping the hormones in balance.
Sprouts are low in calories and high in nutrition . Adding it to your diet will provides with tons of benefits. It promotes healthy heart,good digestion,brain functioning and hormonal balance.
Keeping all this in mind I suggest you to add it to your diet.