Know your Grains

GRAINS Barley: Barley is a very good source of fiber and selenium. It also serves as a good source of the minerals phosphorus, copper and manganese.

 

Brown rice: Rice is an excellent source of the trace mineral manganese, and a good source of the minerals selenium and magnesium.

Buckwheat: Buckwheat is a very good source of manganese and a good source of magnesium and dietary fiber. Buckwheat contains two flavonoids with significant health-promoting actions: rutin and quercitin. The protein in buckwheat is a high quality protein, containing all eight essential amino acids, including lysine.

Corn: Corn is a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B5, folate, dietary fiber, vitamin C, phosphorus and manganese.

Millet: Millet is a good source of the minerals phosphorus, manganese and magnesium.

Oats: Oats are an excellent source of manganese and a very good source of selenium. In addition, oats are a good source of vitamin B1, dietary fiber, magnesium, protein and phosphorus.

Quinoa: Quinoa is a very good source of manganese. It is also a good source of magnesium, iron, copper and phosphorus.

Rye: Rye is an excellent source of manganese and a good source of dietary fiber, selenium, phosphorus, magnesium, and protein. It also contains lignan phytonutrients.

Spelt: Spelt is an excellent source of manganese. It is also a good source of niacin, copper, phosphorus, protein, and fiber.

Whole wheat: Whole wheat is a very good source of dietary fiber and manganese. It is also a good source of magnesium.

 

Source  Guide to Living Naturally