These days, there’s an almost-endless list of studies proclaiming the nutritional wonders of humble sprouts. But while it’s clear that including sprouts in our daily diets is a good idea, today we wanted to talk a little bit more about why their nutritional value is so high. It’s a fascinating topic, and to explore some of the reasons, we caught up with the wonderful Petra Hooyenga, a Sydney-based Nutritional Medicine Practitioner.
Okay, okay, we’re not going to fib. When a recent issue of Nourish Magazine (Volume 8, No. 2) came across our desk, we were grinning from ear to ear. In particular, a simply wonderful feature article from writer Holly Johnson celebrating sprouts in all of their considerable glory. It seems almost every month sprouts are receiving more attention in the national media. Why? Because Australia is slowly waking up to what we’ve known for decades at Sydney Sprouts – while they may only be small, sprouts are mighty when it comes to taste, nutrition and general wellbeing. In the Nourish...
“Are sprouts and microgreens the same thing?”
It’s one of the more common questions we get asked these days. While the short answer is “no”, the good news is both are deliciously nutritious – and you can also get them right here at Sydney Sprouts.