BLEND FOR MEN
Blend for Men
Our blend of Adzuki Beans consists of; Alfalfa, Broccoli, Flax, Pumpkin, Radish, Sunflower Seeds and Wheat Kernels which are particularly beneficial for men. Pumpkin seeds contain high levels of zinc and Adzuki beans are full of Iron, Potassium and Folic Acid.
May vary subject to availability.
Adzuki Botanical name: Vigna angularis
Adzuki beans are a typical red-brown/ maroon bean shape with white eyes. This bean is native to East Asia and the Himalayan region, and is reported to have a high protein and relatively low fat content. They are reported to aid in the management of diabetes, optimize digestion, contribute to growth and repair, increase energy, lower blood pressure and detoxify the body.
Nutritional Value: This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Phosphorus, Potassium and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Folate and Manganese.
Broccoli Botanical name: Brassica Oleracea
Broccoli is a small, dark, typical brassica seed. It has a fairly strong flavour, so good to mix with other sprouts. Broccoli Sprouts are a renowned Superfood which is reported to boost the immune system. Famous for their antioxidant content, Broccoli sprouts contain approximately 50 x the sulfurophane found in mature broccoli by weight, therefore a handful of sprouts will give you more antioxidant value than one and a half kilos of fully grown broccoli. Broccoli also has the highest Lutein, Carotenoid and Beta Carotene content of all the sprouts.
Nutritional Value: Broccoli is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol, is a good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus and Selenium, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium and Manganese.
Alfalfa (Lucerne) Botanical name: Medicago Sativa (Pea Family) also known as Lucerne in South Africa Alfalfa is a fine, golden coloured, quick sprouting seed and probably the best known sprout in health circles. It produces a deep green leaf that has a delicious mild flavour plus great nutritional properties.
Nutritional Value: Alfalfa is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol, and a good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Selenium, also a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Potassium and Manganese. Alfalfa sprouts are one of the most significant dietary sources of phytoestrogens, which have been reported to be beneficial in the fight against heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis.
Flax Botanical name: Linum usitatissimum also know an Linseed
Flax is a small, oval brown seed. Flax seed is an ancient cultivated crop from Mesopotamian times, grown for its oil seed and fibre. It's chewy seeds are packed full of nutrients, omega- 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals, and essential vitamins. It has been reported that is helps to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes.
Nutritional Value: Contains Phosphorus, Selenium, Magnesium, Fibre, Manganese, vitamin B1m and is rich in Omega 3.
Wheatgrass Botanical name: Triticum aestivum
Wheat kernels are typical brown grass seeds. When grown as a microgreen and juiced, it is claimed to be a shot glass of health, stimulating circulation, improving digestion, relieving arthritis and reducing fatigue to name but a few of its benefits. Grown as a micro green to harvest for juicing for which a special juicer will be required.
Nutrional Value: A good source of Protein and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.