Healthy/balanced diet is indispensable for our health and longevity. Including cereals. This blog may focus on a very helpful subspecies of regular wheat: spelt. Based primarily on its high content of vital soluble dietary fiber, besides essential vitamins and minerals. Read on to learn more about this scientifically validated wealth of nature.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
Spelt not only has a nuttier flavor that ordinary wheat, its nutritional value is even higher, with special reference to vitally important soluble dietary fiber, besides of its contents of protein, magnesium, zinc, iron, vitamin B-3, and phosphorus. Supporting our health in manifold ways, according to global medical research. Inter alia…
Soluble dietary fiber – one of spelt’s assets and lacking in many foods of our modern time - is extremely important to avoid stroke and heart disease, with special reference to risk reduction of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease in general.
Spelt filling this gap, based on research at, inter alia, the
Also related to spelt’s high soluble dietary fiber content according to, inter alia, above mentioned medical institutions is reducing high
Just like reducing the risk, and improving management, of
with high soluble dietary fiber content of spelt, as it is slowing the digestion process avoiding sudden surges of blood sugar.
Based on research at, inter alia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.
Not to forget spelt’s capacity of high soluble dietary fiber for
in terms of lowering total and especially LDL (‘bad’) type and increasing HDL (‘good’) cholesterol at the same time.
According to research at, inter alia, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham & Women’s Hospital – all in Boston, MA.
control is another benefit of high soluble dietary fiber, as it supports the feeling of satiety longer.
Based on research at, inter alia, the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine in North Chicago, IL, Medical School of Yangzhou University in Jiangsu, China, and the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, MA.
Not to forget about the benefit of spelts high soluble dietary fiber content for improved
by reducing constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, and hemorrhoids.
According to research at, inter alia, the University of Oxford in Oxford, UK.
IN A NUTSHELL
Healthy/balanced diet is indispensable for our health and longevity. Since, however, there is no aisle specifically aisle for this purpose at grocery store, and ‘nutrition facts’ on food packages do not disclose pros and cons, it is indispensable to learn individually about. Based on scientific validation.
This blog may help at least when it comes to the grain family. With special reference to a very helpful subspecies of regular wheat: spelt. Based primarily on its high content of vital soluble dietary fiber, besides other vitamins and minerals.
With one impairment: since spelt as a wheat subspecies contains gluten (just as wheat does in general), you may refrain from spelt in cases of celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
Leaves us finally with the question how to incorporate spelt flour in your menu best:
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