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Buckwheat

So you might think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, but it is actually an  fruit seed and is related to rhubarb and sorrel. This makes it an excellent substitute for grains for people who have intolerance or sensitive to wheat, or toward grains that contains gluten.

Buckwheat has great values of fatty acids (including Omega 3-6), calcium, iron, magnesium, folate, Vitamin B and many other nutrients. An other good reason to include this seed to your diet.

As always this is a short article. But if you want to read more:

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2 comments on “Buckwheat

  1. healthyfrenchie
    June 21, 2012

    I just love buckwheat. For some reason though I associate it to winter recipes

    • alternative eating
      June 22, 2012

      Me too:) My brother introduced me to it. 🙂 🙂 Glad you like the short article

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