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Buckwheat composition

COMPOSITION OF BUCKWHEAT

Which components does buckwheat contain?

  • Carbohydrates: Buckwheat contains mainly carbohydrates, in the form of starches, which give it thickening properties.

  • Protein: specially lysine, deficient amino acid in all cereals, and methionine, limiting amino acid in legumes.

  • Fat: Buckwheat contains very little fat, which makes it a very healthy food for people with vascular problems and cholesterol.

  • Fiber: Buckwheat is very rich in fiber

  • Vitamins: specially niacin, folic acid, pantothenic acid, and to a lesser extent, other vitamins in foods rich in carbohydrates, such as thiamine and riboflavin.

  • Minerals: Being high in potassium and low in sodium, it is diuretic. It also contains selenium, a powerful antioxidant also present in milk.

COMPOSITION OF BUCKWHEAT GRAIN PER 100 g
Nutrient Amount
Calories (Kcal) 343
Carbohydrates (g) 71,50
Proteins (g) 13,25
Fats (g) 3,40
From whom, saturated (g) 0,74
from whom, unsaturated (g) 1,04
from whom, polyunsaturated (g) 1,04
Fiber (g) 10,00
Vitamin B1 or thiamin (mg) 0,10
Vitamin B2 or riboflavin (mg) 0,43
Vitamin B3 or niacin (mg) 7,02
Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid (mg) 1,23
Vitamin B9 or folic acid (mcg) 30
Vitamin C (mg) 0,00
Vitamin E (mg) 1,03
Calcium (mg) 18
Magnesium (mg) 231
Phosphorus (mg) 347
Potassium (mg) 460
Sodium (mg) 1
Zinc (mg) 2,40
Selenium (mcg) 8,30
Manganese (mg) 1,30

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