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Are Bean Sprouts Good For You?

by Fabian Jackson

3min read

If you’ve been wondering how good bean spouts really are for you then you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading to have all of your questions answered and learn about the benefits of bean sprouts. 

Bean sprouts

Mung beansprouts, or just bean sprouts, are a plant native to East and Southeast Asian regions and cuisines. If you like the idea of sprouting your own at home it’s simple – all you need is a jar, muslin cloth, a rubber band and to change the water a few times a day!

bean sprouts in a kitchen

Are bean sprouts good for you? 

In a word – yes! Bean sprouts are a nutrient-dense food that’s full of fibre and easy to add into your diet in everything from salads and soups to stir-fries and sandwiches.

Bean sprouts health benefits

Expect to find plenty of insoluble dietary fibre in each portion of bean sprouts, which is perfect for aiding digestion and good for maintaining eye health tanks to their antioxidant levels. They’re also rich in vitamin C, everyone’s favourite immune-boosting nutrient.

What next? 

If you’d like to know more about at-home sprouting, then check out this guide from Indian Healthy Recipes next!


Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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