About SPELT & KHORASAN These are ancient, high protein grains and relatives of modern wheat. They have a great flavour and are easily absorbed by the body. They are particularly enjoyed by many people requiring special diets, such as those who have a low wheat tolerance or wheat and gluten sensitivities or allergies. These pastas are easily digested and have a great, nutty taste! Spelt flour is versatile, used in baking breads, cakes & muffins and in pizza dough.
Other health benefits of Spelt and Khorasan: contain higher protein content than normal wheat. Khorasan has up to 40% higher protein level than the national average for wheat contains higher percentage of lipids, essential amino acids, vitamins (B2, manganese, niacin, thiamin & copper in spelt) and minerals which produce more energy than carbohydrates. Khorasan is described as a "high energy grain" Lower GI and better for people with diabetes or those with fluctuating blood sugar levels (starch in spelt is metabilised more slowly than normal wheat) contain more fibre and less glutamic acid than normal wheat Great news about khorasan - is an anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory and cardio protective wholegrain / cereal All L'Abruzzese pasta is free of any chemicals, bleaching & genetic engineering (GE & GMO free)L'Abruzzese Pasta