Because microgreens are increasing in popularity all over the world, they are considered an emerging food product. As such, there has been some research done on their nutrition and nutrient levels in microgreens. its been found that microgreens generally have more vitamins and other nutrients than their fully mature counterparts, and in some cases as much as a 40 times greater concentration. Due to the enzymes that are activated during sprouting, the sprouts are more easily digested than the dry seeds. The sprouted greens are a richer source of vitamins than the dry seeds… Young leaves of sunflower lettuce are rich in cholorphyll.