The versatile buckwheat is an incredibly undemanding and resilient plant, because it can withstand very bad conditions, bad soil or drought. It is better at getting minerals from the soil than other crops and it does not require additional mineral fertilizers or pesticides. Buckwheat boasts a very high nutritional value and positive effects on our health.
Its advantages and health benefits:
Buckwheat contains a very high amount of vitamins and minerals. In it we can find especially vitamins of the B group and minerals, such as magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, copper. Due to its high content of essential amino acids, it is considered one of the best vegetable sources of proteins, a wealth of fibbers in buckwheat, will especially delight those with digestive problems.
It is great for the heart and the veins. Because of its high content of flavonoids, which function as antioxidants, it beneficially affects the cholesterol level and high blood pressure. Buckwheat transitions slowly from the digestive organs into the blood, and is therefore also suitable for those with diabetes.