Food and Nutraceuticals
Cereal containing B vitamins, vitamin E, zinc, selenium, iodine, potassium and others.
Contains all the essential amino acids. It contains a high amount of gluten, making it perfect for baking. It has a low glycemic index and low fat content. It has great antioxidant power. Regulates intestinal transit. Its consumption in whole form contains more protein, fiber and phytosterols that help keep cholesterol levels low.
It is one of the oldest cereals. Its crops date back 10,000 years in Southeast Asia. It wasn’t cultivated in America until the Spanish colonization.