Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sow the Seeds for Success: Try Growing Your Own

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sow the Seeds for Success: Try Growing Your Own

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You don't need to be Charlie Dimmock to grow your own sprout.

No, I haven't gone mad and I'm not talking about Brussels sprouts. I'm talking about sprouted seeds.

Think back to school when you'd get a saucer, some blotting paper and cress and you'd watch them grow.

Back then, you'd end up with a soggy cress sandwich. Now sprouts have become the latest buzz food in nutrition circles.

Not only do they add flavoursome crunch to salads, but studies suggest some contain anti-cancer substances such as sulforaphane, betacarotene and Vitamin C and they are a good source of chromium that helps regulate blood sugar levels.

Growing your own is easy and you don't even need a garden. Invest in a sprouter for around Pounds 10 to Pounds 15. I use a three-tier one which looks a bit like a steamer. …

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