PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Organic Buckwheat Flour has high a nutritional profile which remains unmanipulated, packing plenty of protein, complex carbohydrates, iron, zinc, selenium, magnesium, soluble fibre, and all essential amino acids. With its high nutritional profile, low Glycemic Index, and as a low FODMAP food, buckwheat flour is a great addition to a healthy gluten-free diet.
Buckwheat is a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel, and despite its name, it’s not related to wheat in any way. So, if you’re wondering ‘Is buckwheat gluten free?’, the answer is a definite yes! If you have a gluten intolerance or suffer from Celiac Disease, you can safely add buckwheat to your diet.
Health Benefits and Therapeutic Uses of Buckwheat Flour
Cooking with Buckwheat Flour
When ground, buckwheat flour makes a nutritious baking ingredient and substitute for wheat flour. In breads and cakes, it is generally used in combination with other gluten-free flours.