Broccoli and other brassica seeds are loaded with glucosinolates, including Sulforaphane.. Well you could, but sprouts are more nutritious and many seeds don't digest well. Besides, they taste horrible. When you eat a sprout, you are eating the entire plant at a very young age.
I have been grinding a 3:1 mixture of broccoli seeds & mustard seeds with a pepper grinder/mill . I don't know if I am reaping the nutritional benefits and would
Broccoli sprouts are perfectly safe, even raw, and they are good for you.
For as long as I've been interested in healthy eating, I've tried to eat as many plants. The first thing to do is ensure you buy organic broccoli seeds for sprouting.
Broccoli sprouts contain a chemical called sulforaphane which is one of the most potent antioxidants. Do you eat the seeds or just the sprouts (the green part)?.