Sprouts – Scientific Research

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Most of the articles below deal with the science behind the healthful effects of eating sprouts. Sprout growers may use these articles to reference information about the nutritional quality of different kinds of sprouts. There are also articles which measure the effectiveness of methods that aim to keep sprouts free of pathogens.

Healthful Effects of Sprout Consumption

Medicinal Uses of Mung Bean Sprouts –
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/medicinal-uses-of-mung-bean-sprouts/   (ISGA members only)

The Role of Sprouts in Human Nutrition –
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2014/03/the-role-of-sprouts-in-human-nutrition/

Broccoli Sprouts May Cut Risk of Cardiovascular Disease –
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2013/01/633/

Medicinal Uses of Mung Bean Sprouts
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/medicinal-uses-of-mung-bean-sprouts/
(ISGA members only)

The Benefits of Eating Sprouts
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2014/05/the-benefits-of-eating-sprouts/

Fava Bean Sprouts and Parkinson’s Disease
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2014/04/fava-bean-sprouts-and-parkinsons-disease/

Two Studies: Dietary Approach to Oxidative Stress / Broccoli May Bolster Body’s Defenses against Heart Disease and Stroke
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2014/03/isga-celebrates-world-kidney-day-and-national-kidney-month/

Cardiovascular Health, Hypertension, Atherosclerosis, Anti-Aging (oxidative stress)
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/2013/01/sprouts-and-disease-prevention/

Nutritional Chemicals in Sprouts
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/nutritional-chemicals-in-sprouts/
(ISGA members only)

Keeping Sprouts Safe

Thermal Inactivation of Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on Alfalfa Seeds
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/thermal-inactivation-of-salmonella-and-escherichia-coli-0157h7-on-alfalfa-seeds/   (ISGA members only)

Community Approaches to the BioControl of Pathogens
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/community-approaches-to-the-biocontrol-of-pathogens/   (ISGA members only)

Effects of Pressure, Temperature and Disinfectants on Alfalfa Seeds
http://www.isga-sprouts.org/members/member-articles/effects-of-pressure-temperature-and-disinfectants-on-alfalfa-seeds/   (ISGA members only)