Ancient grains are whole grains with roots tracing back to the beginnings of time. More nutritious than refined grain products, ancient grains thrive with less need for plant protection products and irrigation leaving a lower carbon footprint and each grain has something different to offer. New on the market is Banjo’s Ancient Grain bread packed with 12 nutritious grains, seeds and beans, including popular ancient grains. Knowing what is in your bread and how it benefits your everyday health and wellbeing is important so you can make the right choice.
Quinoa a popular superfood, Quinoa is high in protein, contains all 9 essential amino acids, high in fibre, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and beneficial antioxidants.
Amaranth is higher in minerals like calcium, iron, phosporous and carotenoids than most vegetables, plus a remarkable protein content.
Kibbled rye is packed with nutrients, minerals and antioxidants and can contribute to weight loss efforts, gallstone issues and aid with effects of Diabetes.
Linseed is high in fibre, omega3 and antioxidants and low in carbs. Linseed is good to assist in burning body fat and firing up your metabolism. Triticale is a high fibre cereal and helps reduce blood sugar levels in turn helping control Diabetes. High fibre also helps with digestion, quickening absorption and excretion.
Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of copper and vitamin B1. Providing a healthy source of essential fatty acids and helps promote cardiovascular health with vitamin E and folate.
Malted wheat flakes are very low in cholesterol and low in saturated fat. A good source of vitamin A, and a very good source of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, iron and manganese.
Sesame seeds have been used for over 5,000 years and may be one of the most nutrient dense medicinal foods still used today. Great for your skin, oral health, blood pressure and heart health.
Barley is known as one of the world’s healthiest foods packed with dietary fibre to aid intestinal health and lower cholesterol.
Soy beans is a rich whole food. Observational studies indicate that consumption of soy products may reduce the risk of breast cancer and a protective effect against prostate cancer in men.
Pumpkin seeds contain magnesium for heart health, zinc for immune support and prostate health, and omega3.
Corn grains are a nutritional power house, rich in antioxidants and fibre. Did you know corn contains carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin) which are good for your eyes? If you’re looking for a loaf packed with nutritional goodness tempt your tastebuds with Banjo’s new Ancient Grain varieties and you’ll experience real bread with benefits. The perfect accompaniment to a healthy diet.