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Alfalfa sprouts


Alfalfa sprouts is a food.

  • also known as Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2005)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph E. Pizzorno, Lara Pizzorno

Alfalfa sprouts also contain -canavanine, an amino acid analogue that recent studies suggest may be a natural agent effective against leukemia and cancers of the pancreas and colon. -canavanine may also offer promise in the treatment of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Today, alfalfa sprouts are sold in most grocery stores. Preparation Tips Alfalfa sprouts should be washed thoroughly before they are eaten. Buy sprouts that look healthy and green. Avoid those that are off-color, smell moldy, or look soggy.

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)

ServingIdeas 5Unlike mung-bean sprouts, alfalfa sprouts are thin and tasty enough to be eaten raw. Used in salads, sandwiches, and hors d'oeuvres, they are also added to cooked dishes such as soups, stews, omelets, vegetables, and tacos ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

Alfalfa sprouts are a healthful alternative to LETTUCE because it contains beta- carotene, ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

It is important to avoid alfalfa sprouts and mung bean sprouts in your diet (such as in salads).

In one of these studies, three of five macaque monkeys fed ground alfalfa sprouts developed symptoms of lupus as well as abnormal lupus blood ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Alfalfa sprouts Sprouts made from alfalfa seeds. As a raw salad vegetable, sandwich filling, and in soups. Similar to alfalfa flour; rich in vitamin C. Fresh sprouts keep for only a few days in a refrigerator. There are cheaper sources of vitamin C.

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Uses Reported Values and Claims Comments Alfalfa sprouts Sprouts made from alfalfa seeds. As a raw salad vegetable, sandwich filling, and in soups. Similar to alfalfa flour; rich in vitamin C. Fresh sprouts ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Alfalfa sprouts are a salad ingredient, alfalfa shoots are sometimes consumed as a leafy vegetable, and dehydrated alfalfa is sometimes formulated as a tablet to be consumed as a dietary supplement. Alfalfa is a cross-pollinated species.

Google previewDictionary of Healthful Food Terms (1997)

by Bev Bennett, Virginia Van Vynckt, Carolyn E. Moore

In the late 1970s and early '80s, alfalfa SPROUTS became a symbol of health food. Fans of alfalfa ...

Google previewThe Herbal Encyclopedia (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Many Uses of Herbs by Lisa R. Waltz

Alfalfa sprouts contain more protein than corn and wheat, and is one of the richest sources of vitamins and trace minerals, and is one of the richest sources of vitamins and trace minerals, such as the necessary selenium, being high in vitamins ...

Google previewThe Natural Health Dictionary (2011)

Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies by DR. MAO SHING NI

Alfalfa sprouts can be found in many grocery stores and dried alfalfa for tea or in capsules and tablets can be found in health food stores, vitamin stores, some herbs shops, and online.

Google previewDictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (2005)

by Michael Eskin, Snait Tamir

has been grown extensively as a livestock feed, while alfalfa sprouts are consumed as a garnish. It contains a large number of compounds, including saponins, flavonoids, tannins, coumestrol, carotenoids, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (2004)

by Tova Navarra

While alfalfa sprouts may be purchased at ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

alfalfa sprouts:: tsqwazy spexwqel < qwazy, pixw (lit. green + fine airborne seed) ...

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