- Do you like? - Who ?! - Buckwheat !!! - Adore! ("Winged" dialogue from the film "Girls"). And there is good reason to love this unique herb.
"Bukovopodobny nut", "black gruel", "mother of bread", "buckwheat", "food plebs", "royal mess" as soon not call this rump of humanity, and what feelings does not feel for her. For example, during the 17th century aristocrats refused to eat buckwheat, for the sole reason that it is dark in color, and considered it a dish of the poor. But with the advent of the 20th century, of course, thanks to science and new discoveries, people recognized her "the queen of cereals."
In the USSR, in stores selling mainly green buckwheat, which is before the hostess to prepare calcined in a pan or on a baking sheet in the oven to brown: it was thought that because of this delicious cereal will porridge. Later, "the new secretary general," Nikita Khrushchev ordered the whole buckwheat to be heat treated and delivered it, as it felt the right thing to flow. 'Tanned' buckwheat ousted from the sale of the green, despite the fact that the latter is more useful to man. Only half a century later, in connection with the mass fad diet and healthy living food, remembering the green buckwheat.
7 more reasons to fall in love with the green buckwheat
1. Treasury vitamins, macro- and microelements
Among other grains, green buckwheat is distinguished by its rich composition of vitamins, it is also a source of magnesium, selenium, phosphorus, copper, manganese and the amino acid tryptophan. Thanks to the successful tandem of vitamins B3, B6 and tryptophan, which are used by our brain to synthesize serotonin, is an excellent antidepressant.
2. Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
Buckwheat perfectly copes with cholesterol, cleans the walls of blood vessels from cholesterol plaques that impede blood flow to the heart and brain.
3. Rich in fiber
In one portion of buckwheat contains almost twenty percent of the daily requirement of fiber to complete the work of our stomach and intestines.
4. Contains Vitamin P (rutin)
This is particularly valuable vitamin: it is not produced by the human body, but it depends on the positive state of capillaries, their elasticity and strength. Ruthin neutralize allergic reactions, is involved in bile, stimulates the adrenal glands, normalizes blood pressure and heart rate.
5. Applies to products with a low glycemic index
In the 70-90-ies in the Soviet Union was a deficit of buckwheat, and buy it can only diabetics. The fact that it is perfectly reduces blood sugar and is a dietary product, through which can be quickly and easily reduce the weight.