Are Bean Sprouts Good For You?
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.
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!
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.
If you’d like to know more about at-home sprouting, then check out this guide from Indian Healthy Recipes next!
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.