Gluten free

All about “Quinoa”

October 16, 2020

What is quinoa? Unlike rice and wheat,  quinoa  is not a grass. It is a “pseudo-cereal” like buckwheat . Quinoa  is the fruit of a plant in the same family as spinach and beets. The quinoa wins cooked more, it shines in your salads and if you want to eat gluten free, this is the perfect food. On the nutritional side, it contains a large amount […]

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All about “Fonio”

April 3, 2020

Nutritional value of fonio   50 g (1/4 cup uncooked) Calories 180 Fat 0.5 g Protein 4 g Carbohydrates 40 g Fibers 1 g Iron  0.8 mg Source: Fonio health profile The main feature of fonio is that it does not contain gluten. People with celiac disease or an allergy to wheat can therefore consume […]

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All about “Oats”, the healthy food

March 29, 2020

Health profile A very popular cereal for several years, the main advantage of oats is its soluble fiber content . In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a claim that a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, including soluble fiber, can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease . 1 It is interesting to note that of all cereals, oats […]

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Everything about Gluten – Gluten Intolerance – Gluten Free Foods

March 27, 2020

1. What is gluten? Digestive discomfort, throbbing fatigue, unexplained blues can be explained by gluten intolerance, also known as celiac disease. The effects of this intolerance can be reduced by avoiding foods that contain gluten. Gluten is a generic term for the proteins found in certain cereals: rye , oats , wheat , barley , kamut, spelled. The gluten proteins which cause celiac disease are […]

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