Buckwheat belongs to a group of foods commonly called pseudocereals.
Pseudocereals are seeds that are consumed as cereal grains but don’t grow on grasses. Other common pseudocereals include quinoa and amaranth.
Despite its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat and is thus gluten-free.
Buckwheat has become popular as a health food due to its high mineral and antioxidant content. Its benefits may include improved blood sugar control.
The antioxidant and fiber content of this food lends itself to a number of significant health benefits.
- It improves heart health.
- this nutritious seed helps with diabetes management and may improve insulin resistance.
- Gluten-Free & non-allergic.
- Rich in Dietary Fiber.
- Protects against Cancer.
- Protein: 13.25g
- Energy: 343 calories
- Potassium: 460 mg
- Iron: 2.2mg