We want to throw some focus on an ingredient that is not only rich in fibres, minerals and complex carbohydrates but also helps in decreasing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Bulgur is a high fibre whole grain made from dried, cracked wheat; most commonly durum wheat. It's used is a common ingredient worldwide, particularly in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine and besides being a high source of fibre, it is rich in minerals - especially manganese (55% DV), iron (10% DV) and magnesium (15% DV).
𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗦 𝗜𝗦 𝗛𝗢𝗪 𝗕𝗨𝗟𝗚𝗔𝗥 𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗣𝗦 𝗠𝗔𝗡𝗔𝗚𝗘 𝗗𝗜𝗔𝗕𝗘𝗧𝗘𝗦
It's a complex carbohydrate, which means it takes more time to breakdown within the intestine and provides a slow and consistent discharge of glucose to the body. This bypasses the risk any spikes and drops in blood sugar level, which is very dangerous for athletes or individuals struggling with diabetes. Bulgur has an estimated glycemic load of 12, which is considered a low glycemic food and helps in the management of diabetes.
𝑵𝒖𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝒗𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒆𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒃𝒐𝒘𝒍 (185 𝒈) 𝒐𝒇 𝒄𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒆𝒅 𝒃𝒖𝒍𝒈𝒖𝒓
Calories: 152 kCal / Carbohydrates 34g / Proteins 6g / Fat 0g / Fibre 8g
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