“The microgreens were four- to 40-fold more concentrated with nutrients than their mature counterparts,” says researcher Qin Wang, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Maryland in College Park. “When we first got the results we had to rush to double and triple check them.”WebMD: Tiny Microgreens Packed With Nutrients
Yes, they really are that nutritious. They also happen to be really tasty. Use them to add a little punch and interest to your salads. Put them on your sandwich instead of lettuce or in addition to it. Add them as a topper for soups or other dishes. We even put them on our eggs. Don’t let their small size fool you. These powerhouses of nutrition prove that big things come in small packages.