Of course MicroGreens are incredibly delicious, adding amazing flavor and a stunning visual addition to your foods, but sometimes when it comes to nutrition, folks often forget all the beauty benefits that come along with getting healthy.
Here are some perhaps lesser known beauty benefits of the yummy veggies that we love to grow and harvest as MicroGreens. And remember, when you eat the "micro" version of these nutritious vegetables, you're actually getting on average about 4-6 times more vitamins and nutrients than the adult vegetable. Are you ready to say hello to gorgeous?
Arugula- High in vitamins A, K, + C.
Contains eight times more calcium than iceberg lettuce, plus high levels of Vitamin K, a vitamin which helps you absorb calcium better! This means healthier bones and teeth.
You'll have an award winning smile with Arugula!
Purple Cabbage- High in vitamins A, K, + C. Has high levels of Vitamin A, a nutrient that provides a variety of functions in your body. It produces retina pigments for your eyes, maintains vision health and improves vision at night.
Your eyes will shine!
Broccoli- High in vitamins A + C
Broccoli contains a substance called glucoraphanin which gets converted into sulforaphane resulting in healthy skin and repairing of skin damage. Thus, eating broccoli renews your skin more quickly and gives your complexion a beautiful natural glow.
Get the glow with Broccoli!
Kale- High in vitamins A, K, + C, Besides its rich vitamin content, kale is also known to be packed with Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. You will notice a change in the elasticity of your hair. Besides strengthening your hair roots, blood circulation in your scalp is made stronger when you eat kale. Thus, the growth rate of your hair increases.
Let that hair down!
Radish- High in vitamin C, A, + K, as well as phosphorus, zinc, folate, calcium, potassium, omega 3, sulfar, silicon, + selenium; ALL nutritious for skin. These vitamins also help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Radishes also contain raphanin, a substance to help balance thyroid hormones to help keep you at your perfect, beautiful weight.
Maintain body weight!
Pak Choi- High in vitamins A, K, C, Pak choi can help you stay away from a number of skin disorders, like blemishes, discoloration, spots, wrinkles etc. It is another outstanding skin benefit of the anti-oxidants present in the vegetable. Once you start eating it in a regular manner, your skin tone is improved and aging process is delayed.
Mustard Greens- High in vitamins A, K, C, + E and beta-carotene. They also contain vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium, calcium, iron, niacin, vitamin A, and are an excellent source of phytochemicals thought to prevent cancer. Mustard greens are used to treat bladder inflammations and to stop hemorrhage. Eating mustard greens is thought to offer great benefit to individuals suffering from conditions ranging from asthma to heart disease to menopausal symptoms.