Have you ever noticed small plastic boxes with green baby sprouts at Whole Foods Market? Or maybe you've seen sprouted nuts or sunflower seeds at your local health store? Have you tried them or have you brushed off the idea of sprouting as another hippie craze?
Well, if the later is true, it might be time to change your sprouting stance as you are missing out on a whole load of hidden benefits!
Let’s look at why sprouted is better for you and what Ayurveda has to say about sprouting:
Ayurveda is built around maintaining healthy digestion, which is a cornerstone of health according to this ancient health science. According to Ayurveda the best foods are the ones that are easy to digest and provide a high quality nutrition. This combination became very rare in our fast-food world where some survive on chips and sandwiches for months at a time. Ideally, every meal should give you a lot of energy without making you feel heavy and sleepy right after the meal. A few examples of perfect foods are sprouted grains, beans, and seeds that are both highly nutritious and easily digestible. Sprouting turns regular grains and seeds into a super-food for several reasons: