6 Types of Ancient Grains You Should Know About


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6 Types of Ancient Grains You Should Know About

  1. 1. 6 Types of Ancient Grains You Should Know About Why Including Ancient Grains in Your Diet is Important
  2. 2. What Are Ancient Grains?  Ancient grains are grains (including seeds) that were used by people thousands of years ago and are still used by people today. What’s so great about them?  They’ve had much less exposure to genetic modification than today’s wheat and are therefore healthier to consume. Take a look at some ancient grains you should start including in your diet:
  3. 3. 1. Quinoa  Quinoa is considered the mother of ancient grains because it has so many nutrients, such as the following: ◦ Protein ◦ Vitamin c ◦ B vitamins ◦ Amino acids  It also has a nutty flavor and a fluffy texture which makes it fun to cook with.
  4. 4. 2. Chia Seeds  Chia seeds come from a mint plant native to Mexico and Guatemala. They can be eaten raw or cooked into dishes and are extremely absorbent.
  5. 5. 3. Buckwheat  Buckwheat is not the same as regular wheat. It’s high in protein and was originally found in Russia and Eastern Europe.
  6. 6. 4. Barley  Barley tends to be larger in size than other grains and is known for its nutrients that help increase metabolism and immunity. It was originally found in Ethiopia and Southwest Asia.
  7. 7. 5. Polenta  Polenta is gluten-free and extremely high in protein. It’s mostly found in areas around Northern Italy.
  8. 8. 6. Farro  Farro is a primitive wheat variety high in protein and can be used as flour for pasta and bread. It was used frequently by the Ancient Egyptians.
  9. 9. The Benefits of Ancient Grains  Ancient grains contain rich nutrients that make the benefits of consuming them endless.  The fact that ancient grains are also organic grains (meaning they are not genetically modified in any way) makes them even more appealing and essential to one’s diet.
  10. 10. Buy Ancient Grains Today  If you’re interested in buying ancient grains and benefitting from their nutrients, go online to betterbodyfoods.com and place an order.  You can even visit their blog for more information on the health benefits of ancient grains.
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