Gluten-free, Egg-free Buckwheat Bread
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Despite its name, buckwheat doesn’t contain wheat. It’s actually a seed and a member of the rhubarb family. It is an excellent source of heart-healthy nutrients. A 1955 study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that consumption of buckwheat lowered total cholesterol while improving HDL cholesterol levels. Buckwheat contains a very high of a flavonoid called rutin. This prevents blood clots by hindering the production of blood clots. According to the website World’s Healthiest Foods, buckwheat is also very high in magnesium, which relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.