Mung Bean Sprouting Seed - Organic
One cup of mung bean sprouts contains approximately 30 calories, 3 grams of protein, 6 carbohydrates, and only 0.2 grams of fat. Sprouts are also a high source of fiber, easily digestible and contain a high concentration of enzymes facilitating the digestive process.
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Organic Mung Bean Sprouts contain pure natural forms of vitamins A, B, C, and E, in addition to an assortment of minerals including calcium, iron, and potassium. Mung bean sprouts are free of cholesterol and are ideal for anyone counting calories. One cup of mung bean sprouts contains approximately 30 calories, 3 grams of protein, 6 carbohydrates, and only 0.2 grams of fat. Sprouts also contain a high source of fiber, are easily digestible and contain a high concentration of enzymes facilitating the digestive process.
Constituents of Mung Bean Sprouting Seeds include:
- Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Vitamin B12, Vitamin A (RAE), Beta & Alpha-carotene, Vitamin A (IU), Vitamin E, Vitamin K
- Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Glycine. Serine, Glutathione
- Flavonols: Kaempferol, Quercetin
- Isoflavones: Daidzein, Genistein, Coumestrol
- Fatty Acids: Alpha-Linolenic-Acid, Linoleic-Acid, Linolenic-Acid, Oleic-Acid
- Phytochemicals: Uridine-5'-Monophosphate, Uridine-Diphosphate, Uridine-Diphosphate, Galacturonic- Acid, Uridine-Diphosphate-
Gluronic-Acid, Uridine-Diphosphate-N-Acetyl-Glucosamine, Pufa, Mufa, Myristic-Acid, Flavadenine-Dinucleotide, Cytidine-5'-Monophosphate, Adenosine-5'-Monophosphate, Adenosine-Diphosphate, Adenosine-Diphosphate-D-Ribose, Adenosine-Triphosphate
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Suggested Use: Soak 1/2 cup of mung bean sprouting seeds in cool 70ºF filtered water for 12 hours. Then rinse and drain well. Keep seeds out of direct sunlight and rinse and drain thoroughly with cool water every 8 to 12 hours for the next 3 days. On day 4, either do one final rinse and then dry with a paper towel or if you wish to have larger roots, rinse and relocate your mung bean sprouts to get indirect sunlight and let grow. Continue to rinse and drain every 8 to 12 hours. On day 5, when sprouts have reached the desired length, rinse and dry with a paper towel. Once dry, put in a sealed container and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Yields approximately 1 - 2 cups (8 oz) of sprouts.
Botanical Name: Vigna Radiata.
Other Names: green bean, mung, mongo, moong,
Ingredients: Raw Organic Mung Bean Sprouting Seeds.
Origin: Grown in
Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.
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