Buckwheat is a gluten-free pseudocereal and it belongs to the Polygonaceae family.
The grain is a highly nutritional food.
It has been shown to provide a wide range of beneficial effects and some of the health benefits attributed to Buckwheat include: Plasma cholesterol level reduction, neuroprotection, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic effects, and improvement of hypertension conditions.
It is a food that nourishes the body and below is the nutritional value of the grain that is increasingly becoming a popular superfood.
Energy: 343,000 Calories (per 100 g)
Protein: 13.25 g (per 100 g)
Iron: 2.2 mg (per 100 g)
Potassium: 460 mg (per 100 g)
Carbs: 71.5 g Calories: 343
33.5 grams carbohydrates
5.7 grams protein
1 gram fat
4.5 grams fiber
0.7 milligram manganese (34 percent DV)
85.7 milligrams magnesium (21 percent DV)
118 milligrams phosphorus (12 percent DV)
0.2 milligram copper (12 percent DV)
1.6 milligrams niacin (8 percent DV)
1 milligram zinc (7 percent DV)
1.3 milligrams iron (7 percent DV)
0.1 milligram vitamin B6 (6 percent DV)
23.5 micrograms folate (6 percent DV)
0.6 milligram pantothenic acid (6 percent DV)
3.7 micrograms selenium (5 percent DV)
Scientific name: Fagopyrum esculentum
Buckwheat is a nutritious gluten-free seed that has been widely consumed in Asian countries.
Its abundant nutrient has made it popular and Buckwheat is increasingly becoming popular in Nigeria.
Those who already have the knowledge you will get after reading this article has been consuming Buckwheat and they are seeing results.
Although Buckwheat has wheat added to its name, it is different from the popular wheat that you know.
The grain totally affirms this.
What do you gain as nutrient when you eat buckwheat?
This grain, also called “groats” or kasha in certain parts of the world,” contains antioxidants − like rutin, tannins and catechin.
Buckwheat contains polyphenol that makes it a superfood.
There are researches that have been conducted on this grain and here is one of them you can read if you want further facts.
These seeds provide a high source of amino acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and all these come with relatively few calories, practically no fat and zero gluten.
One of the benefits of buckwheat compared to other grains is that it has a unique amino acid composition. This amino acid gives it special biological activities.
Health Benefits Of Buckwheat
- It lowers cholesterol
- Buckwheat is anti-hypertension, as it helps the heart function better
- It improves digestion by relieving constipation.
- Buckwheat contains some vitamin K, vitamin E, thiamine, riboflavin, choline, betaine, calcium and potassium.
- It is high in protein and fibre
- Can Help Prevent Diabetes
Those who are allergic to gluten has found Buckwheat as a great delight and something that will keep them healthy.
Should you be interested in trying this superfood, you can place your order and be part of those whose health is blossoming.
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