Here is a third healthy source of carbs that should normally be included in your daily diet:
Buckwheat is also a pseudo-cereal, like quinoa.
Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat in any way, and does not contain gluten.
Raw buckwheat contains 71.5% carbs, and cooked buckwheat groats contain about 20% carbs.
Buckwheat is very nutritious, containing both protein and fiber. It also has more minerals and antioxidants than most grains.
Eating buckwheat may be particularly beneficial for heart health and blood sugar control, especially in people with diabetes.
Bottom Line: Buckwheat is highly nutritious and contains more antioxidants and minerals than most grains. Eating buckwheat may have benefits for heart health and blood sugar control.
Another healthy carb to include in your diet is on the next page …