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Buckwheat Organic, 500g


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Buckwheat Organic, 500g

Energizing and nutritious, buckwheat can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge.

While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel making it a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain protein glutens.

10 Health Benefits:

1. Best source of high-quality, easily digestible proteins.
This makes it an excellent meat substitute. High protein buckwheat flour is being studied for possible use in foods to reduce plasma cholesterol, body fat, and cholesterol gallstones.

2. Fat alternative.
Buckwheat starch can also act as a fat alternative in processed foods.

3. The high level of rutin is extracted from the leaves for medicine to treat high blood pressure.

4. Non allergenic.
Buckwheat hulls are used as pillow stuffing for those allergic to feathers, dust, and pollen.

5. May help diabetes.
New evidence has found that buckwheat may be helpful in the management of diabetes according to Canadian researchers in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
With a glycemic index of 54, it lowers blood sugars more slowly than rice or wheat products.

6. Great for the digestion.
“The properties of buckwheat are: Neutral thermal nature; sweet flavor; cleans and strengthens the intestines and improves appetite. Is effective for treating dysentery and chronic diarrhea.” According to Paul Pitchford in Healing with Whole Foods (1993)

7. Chemical free.
Buckwheat grows so quickly that it does not usually require a lot of pesticides or other chemicals to grow well. In any case, Buckwheat from Bohlsener Mühle is 100% organic.

8. Buckwheat is good at drawing out retained water and excess fluid from swollen areas of the body.

9. Buckwheat is a warming food.
It is classified by macrobiotics as a yang food. It is great for eating in the cold winter months.

10. Buckwheat contains no gluten and is not a grain.
It is therefore great for celiacs and those on grain free and gluten sensitive diets.

Ingredients

100% Organic buckwheat
Nutritional values per
Energy value 1466 kJ / 346 kcal
Total Fat 1,7 g
- Saturated Fat 0,3 g
Carbohydrates 71,0 g
- of which sugar 0,4 g
Fibre 3,7 g
Protein 9,8 g
Salt <0,01 g
Bohlsener Mühle

Bohlsener Mühle

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Bohlsen is one of the very old mill sites in Lower Saxony. The documentary confirmed history of water mill dates back to the 13th century. The overall concept of Bohlsener mill is focused on sustainability. As organically producing natural food manufacturer has a great environmental importance. Our goal is to build an environmentally friendly company that produces regional and therefore controllable products. The promotion of organic farming and thus promoting the preservation of peasant farms, the use of a mean, ie manageable, but modern, energy-efficient and flexible technology, the use of water power, and energy supply from renewable energies are a fundamental requirement on ourselves, our medium-term goal is to become a CO2-neutral operation. We are active in the region in various social projects, environmental associations and federations as well as for the preservation and development of the region in which we work and in the lives of the majority of our employees. We maintain an open, respectful corporate culture that focuses on the people at the center and creates trust. Motivated employees are instrumental in the success of the company and form the technical capital. We are convinced that only a sustainable economy will be successful in the future.

GMO Statement

Organic products are produced without genetic engineering. The use of genetically modified organisms or their derivatives is prohibited in organic farming and processing and contradicts the self-understanding of the organic industry.