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Daikon Radish Microgreens, How to Grow | Reasons to Eat Them

Daikon microgreens or “kaiware daikon” largely originated as a Japanese sprout grown from the seeds of white daikon radish root. In this vid, we’ll discuss their list of benefits as well as the mysterious compound in daikon sprouts that is related to the famous SGS in broccoli sprouts.

Growing these tasty microgreens from seeds provides an excellent fresh food supply and can be a great one to have on hand as a backup produce resource in emergency situations. Learn more about how to grow your own at home using a simple method that doesn’t require hydroponic mats, coconut coir, or a soil medium. (To jump to your video section of choice, scroll down for Video Chapter Timelines.)

Recommended Suppliers
True Leaf Market, Daikon Radish, Organic Microgreen Seeds, 1oz-5lbs –
True Leaf Market, Organic Red Daikon Radish Seeds, 1oz-5lbs –
Country Creek, Organic Daikon Sprouting Seeds, 16oz –
Country Creek, Organic Rambo Radish Sprouting Seeds, 13oz –
Handy Pantry, Sprout Garden Sprouter, 3 Tray Stackable Seed Sprouter –
Micro-Mats Hydroponic Grow Pads, Various Sizes –
True Leaf Market, Microgreen Grow Trays, Various Sizes –
Mountain Rose Herbs, Daikon Radish Sprouting Seed, 1oz-1lb –

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Sprouts and Food Safety Issues:

Additional Sourced Info
Nutrition Data, Raw Radish Sprouts:
Assessment of vitamin and carotenoid concentrations of emerging food products: edible microgreens:
Kaiware Daikon (Raphanus sativus L.) extract: a naturally multipotent chemopreventive agent:
Antioxidant constituents of radish sprout (Kaiware-daikon), Raphanus sativus L.:
Radish sprouts versus broccoli sprouts: A comparison of anti-cancer potential based on glucosinolate breakdown products:
Sulforaphene, an isothiocyanate present in radish plant:
Sulforaphene inhibits the invasion of esophageal cells:
Phytochemical composition and biological activity of radish sprouts and mature taproots:

Video Chapter Timelines:
0:23 Intro
2:51 Sprouts Vs Microgreens
3:38 About Growing as a Backup Food Resource
4:50 How to Grow Daikon Radish Microgreens
5:18 Method Using a Sprout Garden Sprouter
6:00 Steps for Growing Daikon Microgreens
7:51 Daikon Sprouts Benefits and the Sulforaphene Compound

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