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sprout

(sprowt),
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.

sprout

[ME. spruten]
The new, germinated growth from a root, seed, or tuber.

alfalfa sprout

The initial growth from the germinated seeds of the legume alfalfa, eaten as a source of vegetable protein.

sprout

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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Faye admits the chocolate imposters can't match sprouts when it comes to health benefits.
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Pan-roasted: Cut sprouts in half and place in a deep skillet with 1/2 cup water.
6 Packed full of folic acid and anticancerous properties, there are plenty of health reasons to eat sprouts.
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In each sample plot, altitude from sea level, dominant slope, dominant aspect, land form including crest, valley and range (table 1), species, the number of sprout clump (altitude of highest sprout clump), big and small diameters of sprout clump's crown (to calculate crown surface of sprout clump) and sprout clumps section surface (using collar diameter of sprouts existing in sprout clump with 2.
Freshfel's suggestion comes after raw sprouts were implicated in the deadly E.
For each stump within the sample plots, information was collected on species, stump height, stump diameter, presence and number of sprouts, dimensions of the sprout crown, height of the tallest sprout and diameter at breast height (DBH = 4.
These sprouts have caused at least 20 reported cases, as yet, including one hospitalization, in Idaho, Montana and Washington - where the sprouts are originally distributed - as well as New Jersey and North Dakota, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration.
WASHINGTON: Sprouts may not be as healthy as you thought.