Buckwheat – modest cereal that will surprise you.
Do you want to provide your body with energy and at the same time improve the appearance of your skin? We have a solution for you.
Include buckwheat in your diet. It will make your complexion look healthier1and at the same time provide your body with everything that is essential for its proper functioning. Buckwheat not only tastes delicious but also prevents many diseases and ailments.
Buckwheat is another superfood that is a rich source of dietary fiber 2, improving intestinal function and giving a sense of being full 3 . Prebiotic properties are also an interesting potential of buckwheat. It has the ability to stimulate the growth of intestinal microflora (the so-called good bacteria4 inhabiting our intestines), which regulates functioning of the whole body, and above all protects it from pathogenic bacteria . Apart from the beneficial influence on digestive processes, buckwheat reduces the cholesterol level (the bad one!) and the risk of heart attack5 .Buckwheat also contains a wealth of valuable proteins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and zinc 6 , which are important for the development of red blood cells, maintaining normal blood pressure and immunity, especially during periods of increased morbidity.
Especially in autumn and winter, buckwheat products should be reached more often 7 . Its seeds contain thiamine, i.e. vitamin B1 known as “good mood vitamin”8 , which is a remedy for temporary concentration problems, fatigue and irritation 9 .
1Source: Jolene Hart, Eat Pretty. Nutrition for beauty, inside and out.
2Source: Meiliang Zhou, Ivan Kreft, Sun-Hee Woo, Nikhil Chrungoo, Gunilla Wieslander, Molecular Breeding and Nutritional Aspects of Buckwheat
3Source: Gene A. Spiller, CRC Handbook of Dietary Fiber in Human Nutrition
4 Source: Elke K Arendt, Emanuele Zannini, Cereal Grains for the Food and Beverage Industries
5 Source: Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods
6 Source: https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/nutrients
7 Source: Sindy Conner, Grow a sustainable diet
9 Source: World Health Organization report, Thiamine deficiency and its prevention and control in major emergencieshttps://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/en/thiamine_in_emergencies_eng.pdf