Microgreens that should be taken to prevent major health issues:- With the arrival of coronavirus, everyone is bothered about their health and are finding ways to get some healthy and nutritious food. Foods like mustard, broccoli, mustard, kale, turnip and sesame are taken as per a healthy diet plan. All these are collectively called microgreens and they are completely nutritious and are also called superfoods. The best part of them is that they can be grown in a span of one week to 14 days. Hence, the consumers of these superfoods are increasing on a regular basis. Here is a short story of about these microgreens or superfoods:
Any seed goes through various phases before it turns out to be a plant. One of them is microgreens. These are bigger than sprouts and smaller than the baby greens. They are introduced in a Californian restaurant and they slowly gained popularity. They are a form of the green leafy vegetables and pulses. They are 1-3 inches tall and are a great source of vitamins and minerals. They can be taken in small amounts by the human body. A percentage of the population is suffering with micronutrient deficiency and they face health issues like diabetes, heart diseases and even cancer.
More than 6000 children below the age of five die in India and this is because of the deficiencies in their food. They lack Vitamin A, iodine, iron, zinc and folic acid. Some of the common symptoms for the deficiency in micronutrients is pale skin, hair loss, fatigue, weakness and constipation. They can also travel through generations and can be cured by taking these superfoods. The microgreens can boost your immunity as they are 40 times richer in nutrients. They are also packed with antioxidants and other healthy nutrients. They are rich in Vitamins: A,B,C,E,K.
Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, watercress, radish, arugula, Lettuce, endive, chicory, radicchio, carrot, fennel, celery, garlic, onion, leek, amarnath, quinoa swiss chard, beet, spinach, melon, cucumber and squash are some of the common microgreens.