1 cup sprouted raw (1/8 cup) (1 oz or 28.35 g)
Directions: Sprout and add to salads, soups, casseroles,
etc. When sprouted provides a valuable source of Vitamin A and
Calories 10 Calories from fat 0
|Fat 0 g
|Sat Fat 0 g
|Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 8 g
|Sodium 7 mg
Values are based on a 2000
calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your
Total Fat less than 65 g
Sat Fat less than 20 g
Cholesterol less than 300 mg
Sodium less than 2400 mg
Total Carbohydrates 300 g
Dietary Fiber 25 g
Calories per gram Fat 9
Carbohydrates 4 Protein 4
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WARNING FOR PREGNANT
WOMEN: If you are pregnant, check with a practitioner before
ingesting this herb. Alfalfa seeds contain stachydrine and homostachydrine,
which promote menstruation and in some cases can lead to miscarriage.
May cause stomach upset and diarrhea.
Discontinue its use and inform your physician if the diarrhea and upset
stomach does not go away.
Avoid eating alfalfa seeds, because they
contain relatively high levels of the toxic amino acid canavanine.
Ingesting large quantities of alfalfa seeds over a long period of time may
lead to pancytopenia, a blood disorder that causes the deterioration of
both platelets, responsible for blood clotting, and white blood cells,
which fight infections.
Alfalfa contains saponins, chemicals
thought to destroy red blood cells. Anyone suffering from anemia should
use alfalfa only under the direction of an herbalist or a licensed
Alfalfa has been known to aggravate lupus
and other autoimmune disorders. The canavanine in alfalfa is believed to
reactivate this disease in some people who are in remission. If you have
an autoimmune problem, avoid this herb.