Broccoli Microgreens for the Geeks

   Broccoli Microgreens

What are Broccoli Microgreens

Broccoli microgreens are these young seedlings of the broccoli plant, a Brassicaceae family member, which also includes arugula, cabbage, and radish. The Brassicaceae microgreens are well known and valued for cancer-fighting glucosinolates and carotenoid phytochemicals. The broccoli microgreens taste tangy. Broccoli microgreens have a mild peppery taste and aroma with a fresh  crunchy feel on the palate.

    Nutritional Facts in Broccoli Microgreens

    Per Macro-elements per 100 gm of fresh weight Broccoli

    • Calcium, Ca               88 mg
    • Magnesium, Mg        51 mg
    • Phosphorous, P        69 mg
    • Potassium, K             326 mg
    • Sodium, Na                52 mg
    • Nitrates, No3             267 mg

    Per Micro-element minerals per 100 gm

    • Iron, Fe                      .67 mg
    • Zinc, Zn                     .37 mg
    • Copper, Cu                 .09 mg
    • Manganese, Mn         .37 mg
    • Cadmium, Cd             <0.0001 mg
    • Lead Pb                     < 0.0001 mg

    Vitamin Content per 100 gm

    • Vitamin A                    221.80 mg
    • Vitamin C                   51.0 mg
    • Vitamin E                   24.1 mg
    • Vitamin K                   2.8 ug

    Antioxidant bioactive compounds (Bio-accessibility %)

    • Glucoraphanin                                            4.8 µmol / g
    • Total isothiocyanates (sulforaphane)          633.11mg, 32.30%
    • Total anthocyanins (cyanidin-3-glucose)    12.66 %
    • Total soluble polyphenols                            2017.38, 70.09%

    Other Nutrients

    • Fibre                           410 mg
    • Protein                        2300 mg

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