Sunflower sprouts provide the body with phosphorus and calcium, which are mineral substances strengthening bones and teeth, as well as the iron which is necessary for haematopoiesis – the process used to create new blood cells. In addition, they contain magnesium, potassium and trace elements of copper and zinc. There is also vitamin D in the sunflower sprouts, which is very rare in vegetables.
Sunflower sprouts have well defined, slightly nutty flavor. They are excellent for salads and sandwiches. Commonly used as a garnish and for canapés, because of its look.