Adult alfalfa plants are coarse and bitter to eat. However, sprouts of alfalfa taste is good and has many benefits. When used appropriately and in moderation, alfalfa sprouts can be a healthy component of a balanced diet.
According to nutrition data – Alfalfa sprouts are a good source of dietary fiber. Each 33-gram serving of alfalfa sprouts provides one gram of fiber, or three percent of an average adult’s necessary intake. Alfalfa sprouts are a good source of several micronutrients, or vitamins. NutritionData reports that alfalfa sprouts contain B vitamins such as niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6. Additionally, alfalfa sprouts provide roughly 13 percent of an adult’s recommended daily intake of vitamin K.
Good ingredient for weight loss, good for diabetic conditions, heart health and is good source of protein.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 18, 2016