Why It’s Necessary to Soak Grains, Nuts, Seeds, Beans and Legumes

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

The reason why we must soak all grains, nuts, seeds and legumes the night before we use them is that they all have phytic acid in the outer or bran layer, as well as enzyme inhibitors to prevent them from sprouting when conditions are not suitable. This is nature’s brilliant way of preserving genetic plant material until it has a viable chance of producing a plant.  Nuts, grains and legumes are all seeds, and as such, can be stored for fairly long periods of time without them going bad. When they do go bad,...

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