Bulgur, A Healthy, Nutritious and Delicious Alternative to Rice
Mar 17 2016
Naturalness in its flavor, Bulgur by Turkish Duru is a healthy, nutritious & delicious alternative to rice
Bulgur is formed from hard durum wheat that has been cleaned, steamed and dried and then ground into grains into several distinct sizes at a special stone mill. It is a very delicious nutrient easy to cook and healthy.
Among the products made from the hard durum wheat such as pasta and couscous, extra coarse bulgur's nutritional value is so close to the whole wheat Bulgur, which you can use in different meals such as soups, meatballs, salads, pilaf and meat/vegetable stews, is unique in flavor and the vitamins and minerals it contains.It is a Full Fiber Depot
Fiber food speeds up the intestine movement and creates a feeling of fullness combining with water. You can meet the 60% need of daily fiber with only one portion of bulgur (100 G)It is Rich in Potassium B1 & Folic Acid
Bulgur contains more B1 than rice and pasta and is very rich in potassium which is crucial for a healthy heart. Only one portion of bulgur is sufficient for the 15% of your daily potassium need.
Folic acid which is very important in infant mental development is one of the B group vitamins bulgur contains largely.Low Glycemic Index
As bulgur is a low glycemic index food, the body secretes less insulin and blood sugar level rises slowly. Thus, less fat is stored in and the feeling of hunger will be reduced as the blood sugar level is adjusted.
There are many ways to enjoy Bulgur. Try out the below recommended recipe