Teff

Teff-is-a-healthy-whole-grainTeff is a powerhouse of nutrients and essential ingredients for a healthy body. When it comes to whole grains, Teff contains the highest concentrations of calcium, which makes it perfect for bone health. Teff is grown in Ethiopia and is used to make a type of traditional flatbread. It’s gluten-free, delicious, and has 8 essential amino acids to help heal and repair areas of the body. It is also high in vitamin C, which is an uncommon attribute for grains. It is also a resistant starch, which means that it helps control blood sugar levels. It is low in fat and sodium and is very versatile when used in cooking. It can be eaten whole, steamed, boiled, or baked, and can be used in pancakes, bread, cereals, and protein/snack bars.