Sunflower shoots are tender, young micro sunflower plants that are delicious and nutty. They're a great addition to salads, sandwiches, wraps, and added to soups and entrees.
Nutrition: Sunflower shoots are a complete protein and are considered to be the most balanced of all the sources of essential amino acids, ideal for helping to build the skeletal, muscular, and neurological system in the body. They are a nutritional powerhouse packed with beta-carotene, vitamins E, D, and B-complex and are rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, and zinc. They are a great source of chlorophyll which helps to nourish the blood, repair cells and tissues, activate every cell in the immune system, and remove toxins from the body. Sunflower shoots contain lecithin which can significantly improve memory and brain function, help to keep the liver and kidneys healthy, aid in vitamin absorption, and can bind fats and cholesterol to water so that they can be removed from the body more easily.