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Microgreens Part I - What are they and how to use them?

What? The stem, cotyledons (or seed leaves), and the first pair of true leaves (real leaves of the plant) are known as “Microgreens”. This concept was first introduced in California restaurants and since then gained its popularity gradually due to their high nutritious content. How? Consumed raw so that there is no loss of micronutrients or as toppings for salads, sandwiches, pizza, bread-butter, soup etc. Why?  They are highly nutritious and qualify as a superfood. In the table given below, we discuss specific benefits associated with some common microgreens. Microgreens Health benefits Broccoli Stimulates the immune system and is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and protein. Red cabbage Rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, K, minerals, and chlorophyll, also...

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