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Barley

Barley may be best known as an ingredient in beer, but it is also an important cereal grain worldwide, as well as a source of numerous health benefits. Why Eat Barley?  Barley is higher in fiber than most whole grains, especially soluble fiber which slows down digestion and makes you feel full longer.  […]

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Amaranth

Amaranth is a tall, bushy plant with edible leaves and brightly colored flowers. It is not a “true” cereal grain, but has a similar nutritional profile to other grains, with several additional benefits.  Why Eat Amaranth? Amaranth is a good source of protein and is high in the amino acid lysine, […]