16 Healthiest Foods to Stock in Your Kitchen Year Around

Alfalfa Sprouts

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2. Sunflower Seeds

Perhaps one of the easiest ways to improve your nutrition is to add sprouted seeds to your salads or to your vegetable juice smoothies. Although it’s easy to sprout a wide variety seeds, sunflower seeds are a great choice because they are easy to find, easy to sprout, and are full of nutrition. You can always eat the seeds themselves, or you can go the sprout route!

Sprouts have more than 30 times the nutrient of the seeds themselves. Sprouts also have important enzymes, as much as 100 times more enzymes than raw fruits and veggies.

Sprouts are perhaps the ultimate locally grown food that you can grow in your own kitchen if you don’t have much yard space. They are also extremely cheap, so price is no excuse for not growing them. There are numerous websites that can give you tips for growing sprouts in jars or small trays along with the nutritional breakdown of all types of different seeds.

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One Comment

  1. Ryszard Tomtas

    Jan 29, 2015 at 4:53 am

    Missing is definitely beans. I understand benefits of real butter, but I think replacement should be humus