What about alfalfa sprouts?

Healthy food or contamination source?

Sprouts are packed with nutrients and considered one of the healthiest foods you can eat.

After the US nationwide alfalfa sprout recall in 2010, due to salmonella contamination, many people stopped eating all sprouts–including sprouts grown at home.

What are the risks of contamination vs the health benefits of alfalfa sprouts? Dr. Michael Greger offers one perspective.

An alternative to alfalfa sprouts is broccoli sprouts, with more nutrition and far less incidence of contamination.

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