Here’s how to soak grains (and legumes) to remove the nutrient-blocking compounds and make them healthier …
Proper soaking requires the following conditions:
- in water (warmer than room temp, ~100-110 degrees or so)
- with an acidic medium added
- at room temperature or above
- for 12-24 hours
Properly soaked grains are easier to digest and allow your body to absorb more minerals and nutrients from the whole grain and other food sources at the same time.
Added Bonus: This process begins to pre-digest the grains, including breaking down complex starches and tannins that can irritate your stomach, as well as beginning to break down proteins like gluten. For some, this reduces gluten sensitivity.
Continue reading on the next page to learn exactly how to properly soak grains (and legumes) …