You Should Know

April 2016 Issue

Bean Sprout Safety

Crunchy, tender sprouts of germinated beans and seeds, such as mung, alfalfa, and radish, are a delicious and nutritious addition to meals. Available year-round, sprouts are low in calories and provide a variety of nutrients, including fiber, calcium, vitamin C, and vitamin K, as well as antioxidants. One cup of mung bean sprouts, for example, contains only 30 calories, but provides over 12 percent of the daily value (%DV) of vitamin K, and more than 20% DV of vitamin C.

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