Micro-greens and RDA

The RDA, recommended daily allowance of vitamins A, C, E and K can readily be obtained from three homegrown micro-greens. These micro-greens are Dijon Mustard, Daikon Radish and Opal Basil. RDA was taken from the nutrient recommendations found on the National Institutes of Health website. The nutritional composition of the micro-greens was taken from a study done by Zhenlei Xiao in 2013. Following are tables which will show how much micro-greens are needed to fulfill RDA by age and gender:

Dijon Mustard

VitaminA_RDA dijon_mustard


Daikon Radish

VitaminE_RDA daikon_radish

Opal Basil

VitaminK_RDA opal_basil

video from Peaceful Desert Homestead shows you step-by-step how to grow micro-greens.


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