Package include: Handy Pantry Organic 4 Ounce Package of Organic Alfalfa
Alfalfa Sprout Seeds is one of the most popular, nutritious and delicious of all sprouted seeds. Our Non-GMO, organic alfalfa sprouts are high in protein, phyto-chemicals, essential amino acids, and eight digestive enzymes; vitamin A, C, B complex (including B-12), D, E, and K; minerals, iron, phosphorous, calcium, zinc and potassium; and -when exposed to light-high in chlorophyll. It is also high in many bioactive plant compound, carotene and trace elements.
Alfalfa has been shown to help lower cholesterol and may also have benefits for blood sugar control and relieving symptoms of menopause. People also take it for its high content of antioxidants, copper, folate, and magnesium. Alfalfa is also extremely low in calories. Alfalfa sprouts contain 35% protein from its initial seed content. They are very tasty, with a sweet nut-like flavor. This is probably why they are the most common sprout varieties because the taste goes with everything!
1 cup (33 grams) of alfalfa sprouts contains a mere 8 calories. It also contains the following:
- Vitamin K: 13% of the RDI.
- Vitamin C: 5% of the RDI.
- Copper: 3% of the RDI.
- Manganese: 3% of the RDI.
- Folate: 3% of the RDI.
- Thiamin: 2% of the RDI.
- Riboflavin: 2% of the RDI.
- Magnesium: 2% of the RDI.
- Iron: 2% of the RDI.
*RDI-Recommended Daily Intake
A cup also contains 1 gram of protein and 1 gram of carbs, which comes from the fiber.