Sprouts vs. microgreens: Is one healthier than the other? | Mike Adams | NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Microgreens are often confused with sprouts and vice versa. But there are distinct differences between the two, as well as some notable similarities.

Both microgreens and sprouts are rich in nutrients and powerful compounds. Both foods also confer a number of health benefits. But is one food better than the other? Read on to find out.

Microgreens and sprouts are not the same

Microgreens are edible seedlings that are harvested one or two weeks after germination, ideally when the plant is one to three inches tall and its first true leaves have emerged. When ready to harvest, the plant is snipped off just above the root.

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