It is noted that this porridge contains a large amount of vegetable protein, 18 amino acids; the highest concentration falls on lysine, tryptophan, arginine, methionine, valine, glycine and others.
Previously, cardiologist Anna Korenevich, Candidate of Medical Sciences, advised eating cereals with a low glycemic index to maintain heart and vascular health. Buckwheat was also included in the list of the most useful.
In addition, this product helps to eliminate excess cholesterol from the body. Have this ability and saved. “They capture cholesterol at the intestinal level and remove it from the body,” said nutritionist, doctor of medical sciences, Professor Alexei Kovalkov.
The specialist also talked about the most useful way to cook buckwheat. The best option is to fill the product with water overnight (as an option – kefir) and eat it in the morning. That is, dispense with cooking. If you use a heat treatment, make sure that the cereal does not boil too much. Otherwise, the body will receive a pure carbohydrate, which will cause a spike in blood sugar, the nutritionist said.