I often get asked if you can juice sprouted seeds and if this is a good idea. The answer is most definitely YES!
Sprouts are a nutrient-rich, low-calorie food. Sprouted seeds are available in grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and health food stores.
Some people prefer to grow their own sprouts at home which can be a simple way to keep a supply of sprouts available. Juicing with sprouts is easy. Many people enjoy juicing with sprouts daily by making a sprout juice or adding sprouts to a favorite juice recipe.
Whether eaten raw, as juice, or cooked, fruits and vegetables are an important part of the diet and should be consumed daily. Without fruit and vegetables, the person’s diet would likely lack many essential vitamins and minerals. People should make sure that fruits and vegetables are cleaned well to ensure that they’re free from bacteria and other contamination.
In recent years there have been outbreaks of E. coli contamination in produce like romaine lettuce, spinach and tomatoes. Not only can this type of contamination make you ill, in some cases it has even killed people. Obviously it’s super important that you clean your produce properly prior to juicing. If you’re washing your fruits and vegetables with plain water you could still be at risk!
Carrots are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. The health benefits of carrots include providing vitamins and antioxidants that guard against disease.
Carrots are also a low-calorie food that is great for people who are eating for weight loss. When people think of carrots, they typically imagine the orange variety. However, carrots come in many different colors, and each color provides its own unique health benefits.