The Health Benefits of Spelt

by Nise on October 23, 2014

Spelt - eathealthylivefit.comSpelt is an ancient grain over 9000 years old. It was a highly popular grain until the end of the 19th century when regular wheat and its easy production took its place. However, today spelt enjoys a renewed popularity among the masses for its health benefits and easily tolerable ingredients. Even though it belongs to the family of grains, spelt differs widely from many common grains. Spelt contains gluten, but the type of gluten in spelt is entirely different from the one in regular wheat, so products made with spelt are more easily digestible and more nutritive. 100 grams of uncooked spelt contains 338 calories while 100 grams of cooked spelt contains 127 calories. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Sorghum

by Nise on October 22, 2014

Sorghum - eathealthylivefit.comSorghum, also known as milo, is not a widely known grain, even though it’s considered the fifth most important in the world. How is this possible, you might wonder, because many people don’t even know what sorghum is. Namely, sorghum is a gluten-free crop, but it’s mostly used for livestock consumption. However, there has been a rise in demand of this crop due to the amazing health benefits it offers for humans as well. 100 grams of sorghum contains 339 calories and many nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, dietary fiber etc. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Rye

by Nise on October 21, 2014

Rye - eathealthylivefit.comRye is another healthy grain on the list with numerous health benefits and nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, dietary fiber and more. Rye can be found in supermarkets all year round and its availability and crispiness make it a well-desired grain. Rye has a very similar look to regular wheat, but rye is slightly longer. However, rye is a bit more ‘stubborn’ than wheat because it’s very hard to separate the bran and germ from the actual kernel, so rye flour is packed with nutrients. 100 grams of rye contains 335 calories. [click to continue…]

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The Health Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa is one of the most powerful super-foods in the world offering many incredible health benefits, nutrients, vitamins and minerals. This is a South American native crop and it’s only beginning to gain worldwide popularity. It contains many healthy fats and lots of protein and 100 grams of quinoa contains 368 calories. As for the […]

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The Health Benefits of Oats

What’s the best way to start a fresh, energized and good morning? With a healthy breakfast, of course. Oatmeal or rolled oats are an inevitable part of every high quality breakfast. You can eat them with no additions or add some fresh fruits, nuts or seeds to your meal. Even though oats are a fall […]

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The Health Benefits of Millet

Millet is not just bird food, as many people regard it. It’s actually well suitable for human consumption of prepared properly. Millet can be mixed with rice, potatoes and many other dishes and if birds can be healthy, so can we. Millet is also all year round seed, available whenever you need it. It contains […]

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The Health Benefits of Kañiwa

Kañiwa might be the new super-food right next to quinoa. Kañiwa is native to the South American regions and its taste is very similar to quinoa, but Kañiwa has a more nutty taste to it. It contains many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, protein etc. and there’s no doubt in its super-food status. Kañiwa contains 356 in 100 grams which […]

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The Health Benefits of Einkorn

Einkorn is ancient wheat that is considered as one of the first grain cultures on Earth ever. It’s more than a thousand years old and even today, it gets more attention for its richness in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, nutrients, dietary fiber and carotenoids. Even though einkorn is an old wheat variety dating back to the […]

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The Health Benefits of Bulgur

Bulgur is a popular whole wheat alternative that’s made by parboiling the wheat and then drying it. It’s a very popular addition to meals and dips in the Middle Eastern culture for making pilafs, tabbouleh, kibbeh etc. It has also been used in North India for the preparation of some local dishes. Bulgur is a […]

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The Health Benefits of Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a pseudo-cereal that plays an important part of diets all over the world. It contains many essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, dietary fiber etc. 100 grams of buckwheat contains 343 calories and many health benefits. Besides, it’s gluten free and this means that even people with celiac disease can enjoy this super power […]

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