Eating In

January 1998 Issue

"Other" Grain Cereals Offer Bonanza of Benefits, Though Not Always High Fiber

Looking for an antidote to cereal boredom? Then check out ready-to-eat cereals at your local health food supermarket. which likely offers an array of unusual grains, including: Amaranth—an ancient Aztec grain unusually rich in the amine acids lysine and methionine, typically missing in other grains. Buckwheat—technically not a-grain, but a member of the rhubarb family. so it is gluten-free. Flaxseed—seeds that provide much fiber and are rich in omega-3 fatty

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