March is National Nutrition Month and sprouts are some of the most nutritious foods around, many scientific studies confirm this. 

Sprouts contain large quantities of phytonutrients, these are chemicals that protect plants from fungi and insects. When consumed by us, these phytonutrients help prevent diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. 

Another benefit, sprouts are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber, they contribute to eye, bone and gastrointestinal health. 

Not bad for such a tiny veggie!