Spelt is an ancient grain, forerunner of wheat, it was already know and grown 9000 years ago. Like buckwheat, spelt is very undemanding for cultivation. It does not need a pesticide treatment, it can also thrive in harsh environment.
Its advantages and health benefits:
It is known that spelt contains important nutrients in ideal proportions and it is easy to digest. Eating it gives the body an good amount of proteins, simple and complex carbohydrates enable an optimal working of our body and make us feeling full for longer. High fibber content has a beneficial effect on cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and also alleviates digestive problems.
Spelt is rich in vitamins, especially vitamins B. It is also rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus.