12 different grains By: sabrina granT
Soybeans must be cooked, as they are poisonous when raw.
A whole grain is a cereal grain that contains the germ, endosperm, and bran, in contrast to refined grains, which retain only the endosperm.
Teff is an excellent source of vitamin C, a nutrient not commonly found in grains.
it is one of the only plant foods that's a complete protein, offering all the essential amino acids.Quinoa is also highest of all the whole grains in potassium, which helps control blood pressure.
Rye is a rich source of fiber.
Oats offer a unique kind of fiber known as beta-glucan, which is powerful in lowering cholesterol. helps protect blood vessels from the damaging effects of LDL cholesterol.
Millet is high in antioxidant activity, and especially high in magnesium. millet is helpful in controlling diabetes and inflammation.
brown rice provides vitamin E and is high in fiber. It also contains generous amounts of manganese, magnesium, and selenium, as well as tryptophan.
Corn has 10 times more vitamin A than other grains. corn is exuberantly high in antioxidants and carotenoids, especially those that are associated with eye health.
Buckwheat contains higher levels of zinc, copper, and manganese than most grains -- it also provides a very high amount of protein. its amino acid score is 100, which is one of the highest amino acid scores among plant sources!
Amaranth has three times the average amount of calcium and is high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. And it’s a “complete” protein because it contains lysine, an amino acid that not many other grains contain.