Sunday, November 4, 2018

What type of vitamins and minerals are found in rye?

Rye is a cereal grain with a strong, unique flavor and visual characteristics similar to that of wheat, but with more length & slimness; the color of the cereal varies from yellow-brown to green to gray.

Rye is considered a good source o B-vitamins thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, panthotenic acid, pyridoxine, and folate and an excellent source of alpha-tocopherol, the vitamin E isomer with the highest biological activity.

These micronutrients are mostly remove during milling of flour, as the vitamins are stored mainly in the aleurone layer of bran, while vitamin E isomers are found in the germ.

Rye seeds contain numerous important minerals such as Ca, Mg, P, K, and Fe. A great feature of rye is its 4 to 1 ratio magnesium to calcium content.
What type of vitamins and minerals are found in rye?

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