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Spelt Nutritional Benefits

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Like all grains left to themselves, Spelt has a lot of really great health benefits. It’s a rich source of fiber, magnesium, niacin and contributes 57% of our daily value of phosphorus. Phosphorus is useful in so many places in the body especially the bones and teeth. Spelt also contains a lot of ...Read More

Einkorn History and Origin

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Let’s take a look at the most ancient wheat there is. Einkorn, also called Farro Piccolo, is known as “nature’s original wheat.” In a world where wheat digestion is an ever present problem, it’s worth a look not only because of how it helps our bodies but, why. Einkorn most likely origi...Read More

Einkorn Nutritional Benefits

einkorn nutritional benefits
Here, we’re going to explore deep down into the Einkorn berry and, more importantly, what it’s doing after it passes the taste buds.  Einkorn really packs a wallop for its small size. It’s very nutrient rich. But why specifically is it considered to be better for our bodies than the genetical...Read More

Buckwheat History and Origin

buckwheat history and origin
A grain that is making a comeback after its fall from popularity, buckwheat is actually a fruit seed that can be used in place of grains. Standing at 30-50 in. tall, the buckwheat plant grows fast and contains fragrant flowers. Because it grows so fast and can grow in poor soil, it is often used as ...Read More

Buckwheat Nutritional Benefits

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Buckwheat’s return to popularity is due mostly to its nutritional punch. Sometimes old school is best. It’s certainly the case with this pseudo cereal. Buckwheat has the power to do great things for the human body. The following are some of the most important. BUCKWHEAT IS HIGH IN Important...Read More

Amaranth History and Origin

amaranth history and origin
A welcome impostor, amaranth is actually not a cereal grain by definition. It belongs to another plant family entirely. But, because its nutritional composition is so similar, it is often included with cereal grains. These tall plants get their name from a Greek word that means “the never-fading...Read More

Emmer Nutritional Benefits

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Emmer, also known as Farro Medio, has a few great qualities that make it a desirable grain for human consumption: Fiber Emmer is higher in fiber than the wheat we use today. As you probably know, we need fiber in our diet, and most people aren’t even close to meeting the recommendations. Fiber h...Read More

Emmer History and Origin

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Emmer is one of the grains in the farro family. It is a hulled wheat that was one of the earliest to be cultivated in the Near East region. In ancient history, it was very commonly grown, but, like a lot of the ancient grains, it is now mostly a relict crop (a crop that used to be extensively cultiv...Read More

Quinoa History and Origin

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The Quinoa Family Coming to us from the Andes Mountains of South America, we would like to welcome quinoa to our healthy diets! Quinoa (keen-wah) is one of those pseudo-cereals that we let pretend to be a cereal grain because its nutritional makeup is so similar. But it actually belongs to the same...Read More

Quinoa Nutritional Benefits

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As one of those super foods, quinoa is extremely nutrient rich and filling. It’s been said that one of the most important nutritional benefits of quinoa is simply the amount of nutrients that are packed in there. In 1955, researcher Phillip White said “While no single food can supply all the ...Read More
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