plant sprouts - a versatile food and very effective medicine.In our time, sprouted seeds, grains, beans cultivated and wild plants used as a remedy against many diseases, as well as a useful vitamin supplement to raise the general tone of the body and improve health.Supporters of nutrition natural products rank sprouted grains
to healthful foods - low-cost, but highly effective.Another advantage of the seedlings in that they easily available at any time and under any climatic conditions.
Eating sprouts has a long history.Without a doubt, they added variety to the diet even of primitive people.The ancient Egyptians were the first who have learned to cultivate wheat, also the first to master the methods of its preparation, and among the dishes that they used were soaked and sprouted grain.The Chinese mastered the agricultural techniques of rice to the III millennium BC.e., have also started to use the shoots of cereals.The healing seedlings mentioned in the "Ayurveda" - the oldest medical-wellness treat
know about the healing properties of germinated grains and our ancestors.Slavs and other peoples who lived on the territory of modern Russia was prepared from germs of all kinds of soup, stew, soup, cereal and jelly.One example of this - mention recipes for their preparation in the Russian folk Travnik.Our ancestors knew very well about the medicinal properties of this natural product, regular consumption of which contributed to the improvement of the body.
In many countries of Europe and Asia, the consumption of whole grains soaked most cereals and legumes prepared without heating, recognized very useful.
new round of interest in the sprouted cereal crops emerged in the XX century., After in 1949 a book was published a prominent Indian social activist Gandhi "Diet and diet reform."On the example of his own way of life, he demonstrated that sprouts nutrition improves mental and physical powers of man.Cultivating crops is a source of vitamins and minerals in the food that he used, being an ascetic and a supporter of natural food.
use sprouted grains, seeds, legumes and nuts to treat many, quite neglected diseases has inspired many of our contemporaries who have been actively include them in health diet.
Naturopaths - treatment advocates using natural products - are confident that regular inclusion in the diet of sprouts improves the general condition, improves skin tone, cardiovascular, circulatory and nervous systems, respiratory and gastro-intestinal tract.A diet based on the seedlings, promotes dropping excess weight, rejuvenation of the body as a whole, strengthen teeth and gums.Hair in its application become thicker, improves eyesight.
sprout - hatched seed, which concentrates all the energy reserve accumulate biologically active substances, including vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other biological energy seedlings is so high that the nutritional value they can replace a lot of expensive products..
Of course, each type of plant is unique in its chemical composition, but there are average statistical data.Thus, in general form grains contain: 6-20% vegetable protein, similar in composition to the meat protein, 1-9% fat, 60-88% carbohydrate (sugar and starch), 1-4% of dietary fiber (dietary fiber)1-3% organic mineral salts, trace elements and a set of optimum.
When germination for several days in seedlings vitamin composition changes - increased content of vitamins B and PP, which are part of the majority of funds are struggling with heart attacks.The number of germs tocopherol (vitamin E) increases, slows the aging process that activates the vital functions of the body, normalizing the nervous system.It appears in seedlings of vitamin C, which is absent in the normal grain.
sprouts and derivatives of these foods contain iron, it is very necessary for red blood cells.In combination with vitamin C, iron, saves us from anemia.Also sprouts has potassium, maintain the acid-base balance, prevent muscle weakness and giving them elasticity.Potassium strengthens the heart muscle, which is especially important in post-MI and preinfarction states.In germinated beans are partially destroyed phytates that prevent absorption from the gut of useful mineral elements - phosphorus and magnesium.
Sprouts contain rare minerals - chromium and lithium required by the body for the prevention of diabetes and useful for nervous exhaustion and depression.According to some researchers, the daily use of 1 tbsp.spoon soaked whole grains or sprouts significantly reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
should not think that the germinated seeds - this is a panacea that can protect against all diseases, but also belittle the essence of natural plant drugs should not be.
for germination using a variety of crops - wheat, rye, oats, barley, millet, corn, buckwheat.Popular almost all legumes - beans, peas, lentils, soy and beans.For nutritional therapy is also used wild plants: wild oats, fenugreek, wheat grass, etc.