Microgreens – How Do They Impact Women’s Health? 

What are Microgreens? 

Microgreens are tiny (vegetable or herb) greens which are even smaller than the first leaves of baby greens. They are not similar to sprouts or shoots but rather are at a different stage of its cycle. They are the first budding green leaves which are very small but packed with multiple nutrients. These young greens are of different vegetables and herbs. They are also known popularly as micro herbs. 

How are they good for your health? 

Microgreens are filled with nutrition. They contain a higher level of minerals, vitamins, etc. than their matured adult greens. The nutrition in microgreens are concentrated which makes them a good choice of consumption as a little of them will equal to a bowl of the matured green leaves. 

  • Contains a higher amount of nutrition than their mature plant/vegetable.
  • Contains very important nutrients like – Vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin E, etc. 
  • Rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, fiber, zinc, etc. 
  • Packed with high levels of antioxidant, minerals, etc. 
  • Nutrition levels are 40-60 times higher than a matured plant. 

What is the role of microgreens in women’s health? 

Women’s health requires more attention than their male counterparts’. Female body requires different nutrition and some additional nutrients to function properly. Nature has given them the ability to give birth to life and thus, they require certain aided nutrition in their diet. Their reproductive health specifically is to be looked after. The health of the mother also directly influences the health of her to-be born child. 

  • Microgreens like fenugreek greens are rich in phyto-nutrients and protein which improves breast tissues. 
  • Magnesium is commonly found in all microgreens in high amounts. It is good for your heart health. 
  • Microgreens act as supplement food as they are packed with numerous nutrients like- potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, etc. 
  • Strengthens the immune system. 
  • Aids would-be mothers with required minerals and vitamins. 

How can you add microgreens to your diet?

Microgreens are easy to assemble in your diet. They can be added to different dishes to add flavour, texture and nutrition. They can be used in both sweet and savoury meals. Freshly picked microgreens are the best in taste. They can be added fresh to salads or can be used as a topping of greens on a dish. You can also add them to smoothies or even as a garnishing herb. 

Microgreens are highly nutritional which makes them a great choice for consumption. They are small yet can bring big nutritional values into your plate. Start your diet with microgreens today! 

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