Bella Terra Penne Rigate 10 oz
100% organic. USDA organic. Excellent source of fiber. Whole grain - 50 g or more per serving. Eat 48 g or more of whole grains daily. Macaroni product. Certified organic in the United States by QAI - Quality Assurance International. Whole wheat is high in fiber and soluble fibers. Whole rye has blood fluidizing properties and may reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis. Whole kamut flour is a good source of selenium and may reduce the forming of free radicals. Whole millet flour has a sweet & nutty flavor and is gluten free. Whole barley is high in minerals and group B vitamins. Whole brown rice is rich in minerals and vitamins. Whole buckwheat is the only grain known to have high levels of an antioxidant called rutin, which improves circulation and prevents LDL cholesterol from blocking blood vessels. Whole spelt is higher in protein than common wheat. Wheatgrass is high in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids, proteins and chlorophyll which normalizes blood pressure and stimulates healthy tissue growth. The benefits of whole grain: the FDA has announced that foods made with at least 51% whole grains act as potential heart disease and cancer fighters. Bella Terra 8 Whole Grain Pasta with Sprouted Wheatgrass contains all the healthy parts of the whole grain intact. This ensures that the fiber, B vitamins, trace minerals, protein, carbohydrates, vitamin E and antioxidants all make it into the product. Whole grain foods contain nutrients that appear to reduce the risk of type two diabetes, colon cancer and stroke. The folic acid, plant based protein and fiber in whole grains are beneficial to long-term health. Soluble fiber lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. And because whole grain foods are a complex carbohydrate, they help regulate blood sugar levels. The benefits of wheatgrass: wheatgrass is young sprouted grass 1 to 2 weeks of age. Wheatgrass's deep green juice contains an abundance of vitamins and minerals, enzymes, protein and amino acids, and chlorophyll - each necessary to human nutrition. Wheatgrass is so nutrient-rich, in fact, that only 30 ml of freshly squeezed wheatgrass juice equals the nutritional value of 2 lbs. of leafy green vegetables. Pound for pound, it has more vitamin C than oranges and twice the vitamin A of carrots. Containing 70% chlorophyll, wheatgrass juice increases the body's production of hemoglobin, the iron-rich metalloprotein which transfers oxygen in red blood cells. This helps to normalize high blood pressure and stimulates healthy tissue-cell growth. Each serving of Racconto 8 Whole Grain Pasta with Sprouted Wheatgrass contains 30ml of wheatgrass liquid. With the benefits of whole grain and wheatgrass, Bella Terra 8 Whole Grain Pasta with Sprouted Wheatgrass can play an integral part of every health conscious person's diet. Product of Italy.