The Story Behind The Popular Superfood, Quinoa

The Story Behind The Popular Superfood, Quinoa

Read full and original article by Jill Richardson@Alternet Photo Credit: Food First Quinoa is rising up the popularity charts as a food staple in U.S. and Europe. A growing spate of positive coverage cites quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) as a high-protein grain-like...
Why you should cook up a batch of this ‘new’ ancient grain

Why you should cook up a batch of this ‘new’ ancient grain

Read full article by Ellie Krieger @The Washington Post Photo Credit: Goran Kosanovic Sorghum, a whole grain that has been a staple food in Africa and India for centuries, is finally getting its moment on the American table. It is well suited for our modern world...
Study: Kids are eating more whole grains at school than at home

Study: Kids are eating more whole grains at school than at home

Read Full article by Mary Ellen Shoup @ FOOD Navigator PC:GettyImages/romrodinka Whole grain consumption among kids (aged 5-19 years) has been steadily increasing over the past 15 years, surpassing whole grain consumption at home, according to research from USDA...
New sorghum varieties beat quinoa for protein content

New sorghum varieties beat quinoa for protein content

Read Full article by Niamh Michali @ FOOD Navigator PC: GettyImages Food manufacturers will soon be able to source sorghum, America’s home-grown ancient grain, with a higher (13 to 17%) protein content, opening up new applications in plant-based meats, according...
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