Sorghum is one of the most important cereal grains in the world. An ancient grain, originally cultivated in Africa and parts of Asia, but also a mighty grain, with it’s incredibly strong tolerance to drought and harsh weather conditions. It has been a staple source of fuel for centuries, gluten-free, readily available and packed with healthy nutrients. The average person now-a-days may not recognize the same, but it’s guaranteed they’ve eaten sorghum in some form.
Sorghum is the worlds little ancient secret, that is now seen as a miracle to the Celiac community with the demand for more gluten-free options in the mainstream. Varieties of Sorghum now range in color from white, pale yellow, bronze, even deep reds and purples. Sorghum in its native regions of Africa (Egypt), is also commonly refereed to as “guinea corn”. Its nutritional content is outstanding for such a small kernel grain. And ultimate source of healthy carbohydrates, 36g per serving, 3g of fiber, and 5.4g of protein. Sorghum is a great way to fuel up with healthy energy and promote healthy digestion with it’s fiber content. Sorghum is also a rich source of antioxidants, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, iron, and copper. These nutritional stats make it great for regulating blood sugar, boosting metabolism, lowering cholesterol, good bone and immune health, and promoting good cardiovascular health.Read More