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An Amazing Treasure House of Nutrition Green Gram Sprouts

An Amazing Treasure House of Nutrition: Green Gram Sprouts

Green Gram Sprouts are also known as Moong Bean Sprouts. Doctors suggest eating them with meals or as meals, as a trusted source of high nutrition.

Also known as Vigna Radiata, moong beans are a great source of fiber, protein and healthy carbohydrates. When sprouted, green gram sprouts can become three times healthier than the normal gram.

Green Gram Sprouts contain many nutrients with amazing health-benefiting properties, such as its hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects and its antihypertensive, anticancer, anti-melanogenesis, hepatoprotective, and immunomodulatory properties. The rich nutrients of the mung bean, such as minerals, iron, dietary fibre, and significant amounts of bioactive phytochemicals also make it a good alternative function food.

Major Health Benefits

Powerful Antioxidants

Green Gram Sprouts have a lot of healthy antioxidants that keep us healthier and younger. As we age, our bodies need more antioxidant to remain youthful.

There are many dangerous effects of oxidative stress and free radicals damage. Green Gram Sprouts can help reduce oxidation as they contain antioxidants. 

Having a small bowl of green gram sprouts every day can help you have your full or daily dose of antioxidants. This can prevent you from falling sick.

Rich in Nutrients

Mung Beans are extremely nutritious. It is true that they contain healthy calories only. They contain Protein, Carbohydrates, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6,  Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium,  Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids and Dietary Fiber.

Most of these are hard to be absorbed and consume but green gram sprouts contain all of them. If you extra-sprout these grams, the protein content amplifies and it really benefits your overall health.

Good for Cardiovascular Health

As explained, Green Gram Sprouts contain a lot of antioxidants such as vitexin and isovitexin that are proven to prevent heart strokes by numerous studies.

Medical research has proved that antioxidant capacities of Green Gram Sprouts mainly derive from vitexin and isovitexin. These flavonoids accounted for the most of total DPPH radicals scavenging, ferric reducing and ABTS (+) reducing.

Fights LDL and Boosts HDL

The presence of healthy antioxidants in Green Gram Sprouts can increase production of good cholesterol (HDL) and fight bad cholesterol (LDL) production.

Some antioxidants can widen the blood vessels and promote the plaque to be pushed out of your body. Green Grams are also great for detoxification which helps in reducing high cholesterol levels.

May Help Calm Hypertension

People with high blood pressure can only have restricted foods. They cannot have extremely salty or flavoured foods.

Green Grams may help reduce the problem of hypertension. They contain nutrients that promote the digestive and metabolic enzymes to work properly.

The enzymes which flare up the blood pressure are controlled and this is how green gram sprouts can work to reduce the problem of hypertension.

Promotes Gut Health

Gut health can be a huge factor in many health conditions. Our gut is responsible for healthy digestion, metabolism, mood, heart and brain health.

If we fill our gut with toxins and never cleanse it, we may have digestive problems and inflammation.

Green Gram Sprouts contain a lot of soluble fibre and protein that can be very helpful in cleansing your system. It helps in regularising your bowel movements.

The next time you’re feeling bloated, low, or have constipation or diarrhoea, just have green gram sprouts,

May Help Reduce Sugar

The sugar content in our blood may rise at any time. This is a problem associated with people who have type 2 diabetes, who suffer from insulin resistance.

The antioxidants and fibre content in green gram sprouts can help lower the sugar content in your blood and promote insulin sensitivity.

To make green gram sprouts effective, make sure you do not mix them with sweeteners. Try to have them raw or cook them very slightly.

May Help In Weight-Loss

Green Gram Sprouts do not contain bad calories or fats that can make you gain weight. Most of its calories are from dietary and soluble fibres, protein, folate, vitamins and minerals. These are very important to boost your metabolism.

The sprouts may also fill you very quickly so you do not crave more and more snacks every hour. They also reduce cravings due to their fibre content.

Prevents Anaemia

Sprouted green gram prevents anaemia. Sprouted green gram is rich in iron, an essential mineral, whose deficiency can result in anaemia. Symptoms of anaemia include nausea, stomach issues, dizziness, lightheadedness, and more. If you’re experiencing these problems, then include sprouts in your diet to fulfil your iron deficiency.

Fights Acidity

Some people may get acidity from eating sour and citrus fruits. Green Gram sprouts are very alkalizing and they help in maintaining your digestive tract’s pH levels so you don’t suffer from acidity.

This can be a very good way to consume tummy-filling foods when you have IBS, gastritis or acidity.

Slows down Ageing

The antioxidants in Green Gram Beans are excellent ways to slow down ageing. They promote the healing and repairing of your cells on a cellular level.

They even fight the premature ageing that is caused due to oxidative stress, free radicals and toxins.

Green Gram Sprouts can help flush out the toxins causing ageing and keep you healthy and young for a long time.

Side-Effects of consuming Green Gram Sprouts:

Green Gram Sprouts are excellent sources of fibre, protein and vitamins. They can even be consumed by pregnant and nursing women.

However, not eating them the correct way or not taking care of them while sprouting can result in bacterial overgrowth and may cause side effects.

Some people may be harmed by the excessive fibre content as well.  It can be harmful to pregnant women’s health if the sprouts contain a lot of harmful bacteria. If uncooked sprouts are consumed by people with weakened immunity, they may suffer from diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting. It may cause allergic skin reactions including hives, eczema, nausea and fever in extremely sensitive people. If consumed excessively, these sprouts may reduce your blood sugar too much. Also, too many fibres may harm the pH balance of the gut bacteria and cause IBS, temporarily.

Sprouted green gram is a storehouse of all essential nutrients that requires a plant to grow. When sprouted, the nutritional value of the seeds increases, along with its fibre content. That is why they ought to be part of your diet for a healthy lifestyle.

Green Gram Sprouts are really a trusted treasure house of nutrition if you make sure you sprout them in a clean and hygienic manner and consume them in the proper way.

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