Quinoa Nutrients and Benefits

Quinoa GrainQuinoa grains are very healthy and they have a unique, nutty, mild, and yummy taste with a light and fluffy texture similar to Couscous. The Inca Civilization referred to Quinoa as the Mother of All Grains. Quinoa is considered Gluten-Free and easy to digest for our stomachs. Quinoa leaves are also edible, but they are much harder to get these days. Some people like to remove the coating from Quinoa grains because it tastes a little bitter. But others prefer to keep the coating on the Quinoa and eat it all together. The cooking of quinoa is very similar to the rice cooking, about one cup of quinoa needs two cups of water, and you cook it with a closed lid until all the water disappears. In about one cup or 185 grams of Cooked Quinoa we get these Nutrients: Continue reading

Oats Nutrients and Benefits

oatsOats are very good and healthy grains for your body because of these Nutrients:

- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate
- Vitamin E
- Protein
- Manganese (large amount)
- Selenium (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Phosphorus
- Dietary Fiber
- Magnesium
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Fats
- Calcium
- Copper
- Iron
- Potassium
- Sodium
- Zinc
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

Since Oat Whole Grains have these kinds of Nutrients, then you can be expecting a good list of Benefits too:
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Helps Prevent Heart Diseases
- Helps Prevent Cardiovascular Heart Disease (CVD)
- Helps Prevent Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
- Antioxidant Protection
- Supports Heart Health
- Slows Down Atherosclerosis
- Improves Immune System Function
- Helps Protect from Bacteria
- Normalizes Blood Sugar Levels
- Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- Protects from Breast Cancer
- Improves Bone Health
- Lowers Risk of Hearing Loss
- Lowers Risk of Dizziness

Buckwheat Grain Nutrients and Benefits

buckwheatBuckwheat grains are very good for your health and it tastes good also. Did you know that people make strong flavored dark honey out of Buckwheat flowers. Well, anyway, the nutrients that you can find in about a cup of cooked buckwheat are:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Manganese (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Magnesium
- Dietary Fiber
- Carbohydrates
- Protein
- Natural Fats
- Water
- Folate
- Calcium
- Copper
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Selenium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

If you will be eating these Buckwheat Grains on a regular basis, then you could enjoy these kinds of benefits:
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Protects from High Cholesterol
- Protects from High Blood Pressure
- Maintains Blood Flow
- Protects from Heart Disease
- Lowers Risk of Diabetes
- Improves Blood Sugar Levels
- Protects from some Cancers
- Protects from Gallstones
- Slows Down Atherosclerosis
- Slows Down Stenosis
- Supports Good Heart Health
- Protects from Breast Cancer
- Protects from Asthma
- Antioxidant Protection