Buckwheat – a nutrient-packed, gluten-free seed that is now becoming increasingly popular in the Canada, Europe and UK due to its many health benefits.
While most people think of buckwheat as a whole grain, it’s actually a seed that is high in both protein and fiber. It supports heart and heart health and can help prevent diabetes and digestive disorders. In fact, buckwheat seeds, also called “groats,” are so packed with nutrients and antioxidants − like rutin, tannins and catechin −that they are often called “superfoods.”
Buckwheat is a great alternative to wheat. Buckwheat is a gluten-free grain, making it an excellent choice for those with celiac disease, gluten sensitivities, food allergies or for anyone undertaking a super-clean diet. It can be used as an alternative to rice or served as porridge and it’s higher in protein and fibre than other grains. Buckwheat is also lower on the glycemic index and results in less insulin release after consumption. It’s known to lower cholesterol and is a rich source of magnesium.
Note: Buckwheat is a superfood, not a medicine.
1.00 cup, 168.00 grams