Wheat has been the primary grain crop since the 18th century, and it is used to make white bread, pastries, spaghetti, and pizza. Wheat is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals. It is not harmful to consume both refined and unrefined whole wheat, but whole wheat is healthier because all of the nutrients are preserved.
With long, slender structure and a unique aroma, the Basmati rice is a native of India, Pakistan, and Nepal. The Basmati grain is remarkable in that when cooked, it swells to more than twice its dry length. Basmati rice fibre is soluble, which means it increases weight and aids in the movement of waste through the digestive tract. Whole grains, such as brown basmati rice, have been associated to a
Refined sugar is made from sugar cane or sugar beets that have been treated to extract the sugar. It is the most commonly used sweetener in households. It is also extremely and requires less quantity to obtain the required sweetness. Hence, it is widely used in bakery and confectionery. However, doctors recommend not to consume it in large quantities as it is not good for health.
Broken rice is rice grain fragments that have been broken in the field, during drying, transport, or processing. Due to customer preferences, broken rice is mostly used in pet food, cattle feed, and aquaculture. However, it is every bit as nutritious as unbroken rice and is edible for humans too.
Brown sugar is a partially refined form of sugar. It has a characteristic brown colour due to the presence of molasses. It has wide applications in bakery, sauces, marinades, and is also part of certain regional foods. It is healthier than refined sugar and offers health benefits.
Sorghum millet is a grass farmed for its grain, which is used for human nourishment, and animal feed. It is rich in nutrients and drought-tolerant, hence an important source of nourishment for the poor populations. It is also known in other places as great millet, broomcorn, guinea corn, durra, imphee, jowar, or milo.