khorasan wheat is higher in protein, amino acids, vitamins and many minerals, especially selenium, zinc, potassium, iron, phosphorus and magnesium compared to modern wheat. Selenium is a mineral known for its high antioxidant capacity. When KAMUT®
khorasan wheat is grown in the selenium rich soils of the Upper Great Plains of North America, it is so high in selenium that approximately 3 servings per day of products made with KAMUT®
khorasan wheat can provide 100% of the recommended daily requirements for selenium.
Phenols are a family of molecules that have gained much attention as they also have strong antioxidant properties and can protect against many degenerative human diseases. KAMUT®
khorasan wheat has an extremely diverse phenolic profile in comparison to modern grains and a better composition of health-beneficial phytochemicals, representing a rich source of genetic diversity.
khorasan wheat has a high level of carotenoids which are another family of strong antioxidants and are likely responsible for the rich golden color of the grain and flour.
For its nutritional qualities and digestibility, KAMUT®
khorasan wheat is particularly suited for athletes, people with an active lifestyle and generally anyone looking for high quality nutrition.
Although the gluten in KAMUT®
khorasan wheat is much different than is found in modern wheat, it is still present and therefore the grain is not suitable for those with celiac disease.
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