Wheat – meaning and origin

Wheat is one of the sweet grasses (Poaceae) of the genus Triticum L. The two most commonly grown species are durum- and common wheat, whereby the second one is more starchy. The term „wheat“ is derived from the „white“ (light) flour and also the bright color of the wheatfruit. Furthermore „Triticum“ is derived from the […]

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On März 1, 2018, posted in: diet, grain, wheat by

Grain – benefits and usage

Grain belongs to the grass family and is an essential part of the human diet. This is mainly because it has a high nutritional value and coupled with very good storage properties. Wheat, rice, millet, rye, oats, corn and barley play a particularly important role here. Nowadays grains are an integral part of our diet, […]

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On Februar 28, 2018, posted in: diet, grain by