Why Hulled Buckwheat Groats? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

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Why Hulled Buckwheat Groats? History, health, cooking tips and recipes ~ Be Still Farms- Real, Fine Organics Buckwheat farming heralds originally from Southeast Asia dating back thousands of years when it was a staple, before rice and other cereal grains began to replace it. Over time, the cultivation of Buckwheat migrated west and eventually became a staple in many East European dishes. It is still widely produced in Russia and Poland where it features significantly in traditional cuisine. It has also been cultivated for at least a thousand...

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Why is fiber important? (Part 2) ~ Not all fiber is created equal (Soluble vs Insoluble)

While the common denominator is that neither types of fiber are absorbed by the body, the difference lies in their varying properties when either type is mixed with water. Here we can look at how each type of fiber consumption can benefit the...

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Why Flaxseed? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

Flaxseed, also known as linseed, is sourced from the flax plant. The plant itself is cultivated for its seeds as well as its fiber. The plant was first cultivated as early as 3000 BC in Mesopotamia where it was believed to possess 

Buy Certified Organic Flaxseedsignificant health benefits. Through the course of history, the flax plant enjoyed widespread use in ancient Greek cuisine and in ancient Roman medicine. Its historical medicinal uses include being used as a...

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Why Hulled Barley? History, health, cooking and recipes

Barley is one of the oldest known domesticated grains, going back as much as 10,000

Certified Organic Hulled Barleyyears. Throughout the course of history, barley has has been used as both a food source as well as the basis of the first alcoholic beverages. Barley water is also considered a traditional tea-like drink, served both hot and cold, and has been consumed across both Europe and Asia. It is consumed for both it's refreshing qualities as well as for medicinal purposes.

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