Broccoli sprouts are one of the best natural sources of sulforaphane, glucoraphanin and other glucosinolates. These beneficial nutrients promote the activity of antioxidants that can protect your body against oxidative stress and promote good overall health. In fact, broccoli sprouts contain higher levels of sulforaphane, glucoraphanin and other glucosinolates than mature broccoli heads.
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Broccoli sprouts are the newly sprouted seeds of the Brassica oleracea var. italica plant, a cruciferous vegetable related to wild cabbage. Despite their unassuming size, broccoli sprouts pack an impressive nutritional punch, which is why they are considered one of the world’s most nutritious vegetables.
Before growing into mature broccoli heads, tiny broccoli seeds sprout with all the vital nutrients they need to grow into a fully functioning plant. During that process, minerals like magnesium and calcium also bind to broccoli sprout proteins, making them far more bioavailable than the minerals in mature broccoli. At three to five days old, broccoli sprouts reach peak nutritional content.
What are glucoraphanin, sulforaphane and glucosinolates?**
Glucosinolates like glucoraphanin and isothiocyanates like sulforaphane are the key health-promoting compounds found in broccoli sprouts.
Glucoraphanin – The precursor to sulforaphane, glucoraphanin is a naturally occurring compound that belongs to a large group of beneficial phytonutrients called glucosinolates. It was first discovered in the early 1990s by scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Glucoraphanin is known to support the healthy functions of your heart, liver, joints, muscles and gut. At three to five days old, broccoli sprouts contain some of the highest levels of glucoraphanin known in the vegetable world. In fact, the sprouts contain anywhere from 10 to 100x more glucoraphanin than mature broccoli heads.
Sulforaphane – When you consume glucoraphanin, the enzymes in your digestive system convert it to a potent, biologically active compound called sulforaphane. This sulfur-rich compound is the most important isothiocyanate found in broccoli and gives it its distinctive taste and smell. Sulforaphane exerts an indirect antioxidant effect by inducing natural antioxidants in your body, such as glutathione. Antioxidants help combat oxidative stress and promote the healthy functions of your heart, brain, liver, skin, joints and muscles.
Glucosinolates– Glucosinolates are highly beneficial compounds naturally found in broccoli sprouts. Some of the potent health benefits of glucosinolates include supporting a healthy immune system, combating free radicals and promoting the growth of healthy skin and hair.
Compared to most other cruciferous vegetables, broccoli sprouts contain higher levels of vitamins and minerals. In particular, broccoli sprouts are a rich source of iron, fiber, calcium, protein, potassium, selenium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamins A, C, E and K.
According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, broccoli sprouts contain as much as 50x the amount of phytonutrients in mature broccoli heads. Compared to their grownup counterparts, broccoli sprouts also contain:
Support healthy energy levels and post-workout recovery
Broccoli sprouts are naturally rich in powerful sulforaphane compounds that support your body’s natural defenses. Sulforaphane also acts as an inducer of antioxidants like glutathione, which help protect your cells from free radical damage.
A study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry found that the high amounts of sulforaphane and other antioxidants in broccoli sprouts can support strong and healthy bones. Sulforaphane can also help you maintain optimal joint health.
The wide array of nutrients found in broccoli sprouts help nourish your body and help you maintain healthy energy levels. This high nutrient content can also support healthy muscle recovery after strenuous exercise.
Support a healthy gut
Promote healthy liver function
Promote your body’s natural elimination of toxic elements
Having a healthy gut has a positive impact on your overall health and well-being. Sulforaphane can help maintain the normal functions of your gastrointestinal tract and support a healthy digestive system.
The sulforaphane and glucoraphanin in broccoli sprouts can help ease the stress on your liver by supporting your body's natural detoxification process. Broccoli sprouts also contain plenty of antioxidants that can protect your liver from oxidative stress.
The sulforaphane and glucoraphanin in broccoli sprouts are known to promote your body's natural ability to flush out unwanted toxins.
Promote healthy brain function
Support healthy, glowing skin and hair
According to a study published in the Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke, regular consumption of sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts can support healthy cognitive function. Broccoli sprouts are also loaded with antioxidants that can protect your brain from harmful free radicals and promote brain health.
As an inducer of natural antioxidants in your body, sulforaphane can protect your skin from oxidative stress and help reduce the appearance of aging. A study published in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications suggests that sulforaphane can also help maintain normal hair growth.
According to experts, the sulforaphane in broccoli sprouts can support the health of your heart and circulatory system by helping maintain healthy blood pressure levels already within the normal range. The indirect antioxidant effect of sulforaphane can also help protect your heart from oxidative stress.
With all the hype around broccoli sprouts, you might be tempted to grow your own broccoli sprouts in your backyard or purchase them from the nearest grocery store. However, the warm, humid conditions that broccoli sprouts require to grow also happen to be the exact same conditions that allow harmful bacteria to thrive. This means that broccoli sprouts carry a higher risk of causing foodborne illnesses than fully mature broccoli.
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Our premium broccoli sprout powder is best added to cold foods and beverages since high temperatures can deactivate enzymes and compounds and reduce the powder's overall nutritional content. You can add our broccoli sprout powder to your favorite post-workout shakes, smoothies, juices, teas and other beverages. You can also sprinkle it on your favorite salads, soups, dips, sauces and other recipes to give them a nice earthy touch.
A study that appeared in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research suggests pairing broccoli sprouts with mustard seeds or mustard powder to maximize the bioavailability of glucosinolates like glucoraphanin, sulforaphane and essential nutrients.
Health Ranger Select Broccoli Sprout Powder and Capsules provide a convenient way to experience the remarkable benefits of nutrient-dense broccoli sprouts. Made with organic ingredients, Health Ranger Select Broccoli Sprout Powder and Capsules contain gently prepared organic broccoli sprouts that deliver an abundance of sulforaphane, glucoraphanin and other glucosinolates. They are vegan, non-GMO, non-China and certified Kosher. They also contain no gluten and are thoroughly lab tested for glyphosate, heavy metals and microbiology.