Do “ancestral grains” like quinoa really have more protein than modern grains?

February 20, 2022 at 11:00 pm (Food Science, Uncategorized)

I keep seeing claims online that say things like “All of these ancestral grains are packed full of fiber, nutrients, and delicious distinctive taste. They’re also higher in protein than modern grains.” Really? I keep hearing this claim about quinoa and amaranth being higher in protein than modern grains, but I’m skeptical. I guess it depends on what you consider a “modern grain.” Read the rest of this entry »

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