Radish microgreens have been gaining popularity among health-conscious consumers looking to add more superfoods to their diets. Radish microgreens are loaded with vitamins, and research suggests that these super-nutritious sprouts may be even more effective at preventing cancer.
Radish microgreens are an excellent source of folate, with 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of radish sprouts delivering almost a quarter of the Daily Value of folate. Folate is believed to promote cardiovascular health by breaking down homocysteine, an amino acid that is thought to promote atherosclerosis (fatty deposits in blood vessels). About half of people with cardiovascular disease have elevated homocysteine levels, compared with only 5% of the general population. In addition to providing tons of folate, radish microgreens contain plenty of vitamin B6, another nutrient that has been shown to break down homocysteine in the body.