Did you know that humans first started consuming grains more than 75,000 years ago?! These grains grew wild for many thousand years and were ‘domesticated’ only around 10,000 years back. Today’s wheat bears little resemblance to its original ancestor – ‘Einkorn’ or ‘Emmer’- as it has been significantly modified genetically.
Yet, there are many grains that have remained largely unchanged over the millennia, such as quinoa, brown rice, amaranth, flaxseed, etc. Because they haven’t been modified, their original nutrititive properties remain intact, making them healthier, more beneficial. Read on to know more about the benefits of different ancient grains.
The Benefits of Ancient Grains:
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