Wheat is a type of grass that is grown on the cultivated lands. The highly nutritious seeds of this wheatgrass is a cereal grain which is used as a food staple around the world.
The most common wheat, Triticum, originates from several species of wheat joining together. Triticum wheat is divided into aestivum, durum, and compactum. Triticum aestivum, is mostly used in making bread. Triticum durum, is used to make pasta. Tritirum compactum, is a more cushiony type of wheat and it is used to make cookies, crackers, and pastries.
History of Wheat
Wheat is known to be the most ancient and significant crop among all cereal crops. Wheat was one of the first grains to be cultivated. Historical records indicate its presence 10,000-11,000 years ago somewhere in the Middle East, possibly present-day Turkey. Sin...
The word “organic” refers to the process of how certain foods are produced.
Organic foods are grown or farmed in compliance with the rules of organic farming, without the involvement of chemicals, artificial hormones, antibiotics, or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming requires the farmers to reject any synthetically produced materials for farming, and instead employ natural resources for the growth of food. Organic farming is thought to improve soil quality and preservation of groundwater, along with reducing pollution.
Organic food should also be clear of artificial sweeteners; preservatives, coloring, flavoring, and monosodium glutamate (MSG). There is controversy that surrounds MSG. it is thought to be one of the leading causes of asthma, headaches, and even brain damage. This elemen...