Nutritional Endocrinology Practitioner Training (NEPT)
March 27th, 2016
The Power of Broccoli Sprouts
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This week’s pearl is related to one of my favorite super foods, broccoli sprouts.
These are so full of special powers that I just can’t seem to get enough of them. I put them in my smoothies, my salads, and on top of my “sandwiches” that I make using jicama, red bell pepper, or lettuce leaves as the bread.
I also purchase broccoli sprout powder at Z Natural Foods.
I sprinkle it in my elixirs, salad dressings, and smoothies. Broccoli sprouts are one of the richest sources of sulforaphane.
The support phase 2 liver detox facilitates the elimination of estrogen once it’s “used up” and helps estrogen to convert to its more favorable 2 hydroxy and methoxy forms for excretion.
There are studies about the power of broccoli sprouts to protect against cancers of all sorts. Here are a few articles you can read on the super powers of broccoli sprouts.
The awesome news is that even if you don’t have time to sprout the seeds or they aren’t available at your local market, you can simply grind and eat the seeds without sprouting. I’ve combined them with milk thistle seeds, herbs, and salt then made gomashio.
Here’s the recipe:
Encourage your clients to start to use broccoli sprouts and broccoli seeds to enhance their health.