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By Tammy Marie Rose. Originally posted on May 8, 2015. Today's wheat is nothing like what we ate thousands of years ago, but einkorn comes pretty close!Einkorn contains far higher levels of protein, fatty acids, phosphorus, potassium, B6, lutein and beta-carotene.Einkorn flour is characterized by high protein, high ash, and very high carotene content. Carotene is the pigment found in carrots and other vegetables that is important in the diet as a precursor of Vitamin A. It also offers small flour particle size when compared to modern bread wheat's. For thousands of years it has been referred to as 'the...
Mom always said that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. Some people think that was just an old wives' tale, but recent research says otherwise. Studies have shown that people who start the day with a good breakfast burn more fat and have more stable blood sugar levels all day long. And the definition of a "good" breakfast includes, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) website, ChooseMyPlate.gov, whole grains. Whole grains may help lower your risk of heart disease, add valuable fiber to your diet, and are a good source of B vitamins, folic...
Here at Daybreak Mill, we like to process our food products in the most natural way possible. Generally, when oats are rolled or flaked, there is a steaming process to stabilize the oats and give them a longer shelf life. We do not use any steam when we roll our oats - they are just straight rolled with no heat or steam. By processing our rolled oats in this way, we are preserving the natural enzymes in the oats so that they are healthy for your body. There is only one downside to this, and that is the shelf life...
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