20 Astounding Health Benefits Of Buckwheat: One of 100 Healthiest Foods

Nutrition - (on June 06, 2015 09:32 AM)

Buckwheat is a plant whose scientific name is Fagopyrum sagittatum Gilib. It is cultivated in many parts of the world for its seed that looks like a grain and also because the buckwheat plant can be used for the protection and enrichment of the soil.


The buckwheat seed has been a part of many dishes since the colonial times in America and people have been consuming it as a substitute for rice and porridge. In today’s world buckwheat has been recognized as a superfood for its many health benefits.


Here we will share some of the amazing health benefits of buckwheat that will be prove to you the advantages of adding buckwheat to your diet.




Buckwheat Health Benefits

  • Buckwheat is a brilliant source of manganese, magnesium and copper. All these minerals help the body to function properly, regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, blood pressure regulation, energy production, making red blood cells, keeping nerve cells and your immune system healthy.

  • Buckwheat provides a good quantity of calcium, iron, phosphorous, potassium, zinc and selenium. All these minerals make the bones and teeth strong, regulate water and mineral balance throughout the body, make DNA and help the immune system to fight the invading bacteria and viruses.

  • Buckwheat has very low quantities of saturated fats and sodium.

  • Buckwheat is a brilliant source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids.

  • Buckwheat provides protection against many diseases.

  • Buckwheat provides protection against asthma.

  • According to many studies buckwheat can also provide protection against breast cancer.

  • Buckwheat is full of soluble dietary fiber that reduce blood cholesterol level and the risk of colon cancer.

  • Buckwheat has many amazing cardiovascular health benefits.

  • Buckwheat helps reduce blood sugar levels which is why it is very beneficial for diabetics.

  • Buckwheat has no gluten.

  • Buckwheat is full of high quality protein which is more than wheat, corn, millet and rice in comparison.

  • Buckwheat includes the 9 amino acids that the human body does not produce.

  • Buckwheat is a high source of carbohydrates and antioxidants.

  • Buckwheat is considered as a blood building supplement because it also contains good levels of antioxidant polyphenols such as rutin.

  • Buckwheat makes the skin glow because of the presence of antioxidants in it.

  • Buckwheat consumption reduces depression.

  • Buckwheat can be used as an alternative for fat.

  • Buckwheat is non allergenic.

  • Buckwheat aids weight loss.

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Jenni on June 06, 2015 06:57 PM

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