Green buckwheat is buckwheat kernels that are peeled by ancient process without heat treatment. These kernels are able to sprout. Such buckwheat keeps the whole complex of nutrients. To get the full benefits from the grains, we recommend eating it sprouted.
3 Facts About Green Buckwheat:
- Green buckwheat is a rich source of proteins and amino acids. 8 of 20 amino acids contained in food proteins are indispensable. These are tryptophan, lysine, methionine, valine, threonine, leucine, isoleucine, and phenylalanine. All the 8 indispensable amino acids are contained in green buckwheat in a quite considerable amount, and the most important thing is that they are balanced and digestible, unlike the products of animal origin. Green buckwheat is also rich in lysine that is entirely absent in other plants.
- Green buckwheat is a strong antioxidant, it contains up to 155 mg/100 g of antioxidants (e.g. rise contains only 5 mg/100 g). Our young healthy skin, hair and body depend on the quantity of antioxidants consumed.
- Green buckwheat contains no gluten, which means that it can be consumed by those who follow a gluten-free diet and are allergic to gluten.
|Dietary fibres||11 g|
|Mono- and disaccharides||1,4 g|
|Saturated fatty acids||0,6 g|
|Vitamin PP||4,2 mg|
|Vitamin E||6,65 mg|
|Vitamin A (retinol)||2 mcg|
|Vitamin B1 (thiamine)||0,43 mg|
|Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)||0,2 mg|
|Vitamin B6 (pyridoxin)||0,4 mg|
|Vitamin B9 (folic acid)||32 mcg|
|Vitamin E (tocopherol)||0,8 mg|
|Vitamin PP (B3, niacin equivalent)||7,2 mg|
|Information on product weight:|
|Cup 250 ml = 210 g (646.8 kcal)|
|Cup 200 ml = 170 g (523.6 kcal)|
|Tablespoonful (heaped spoon, except liquid products) = 25 g (77 kcal)|
|Teaspoonful (heaped spoon except liquid products) = 8 g (24.6 kcal)|
Chemical composition of a product is characterized by calories, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, dietary fibres and vitamins. For organic products, these parameters significantly depend on natural factors – air temperature and precipitation during vegetational season, dry or rainy season, geographic latitude and longitude of cultivation, botanical grain varieties, and soil type.
It is impossible to foresee all the factors, so these values are average and indicative only.
Easy Ways to Cook Green Buckwheat
Easy Ways to Sprout Green Buckwheat
Healthy Recipes with Green Buckwheat
Salad of Green Buckwheat and Kefir
Directions: Cook buckwheat in a little water for 10 minutes, cut greens, add kefir and oil, salt to taste. Serve the salad warm.
Salad with Rucola and Green Buckwheat
Directions: Put rucola salad and sprouted green buckwheat in a bowl, cut avocado, cucumber and a couple of grapefruit slices, season the salad with organic vegetable oil and juice of one grapefruit slice, and add a little sea salt.