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October 2004 Issue

Beyond Pancakes: Buckwheat Boasts Nutrient Arsenal

Despite its name, buckwheat—also called kasha—isn’t remotely related to wheat or any other grain. Buckwheat is rich in complex carbohydrates and is one of the best sources of protein in the plant kingdom. Here are the folklore, the facts and a savory recipe for chili made with buckwheat.

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