Wholemeal and whole grain flour and products at Singapore supermarkets and abroad contain healthy nutrients, including fibre. Adults require 25 to 35 grams of fibre daily. Whole grains include both soluble and insoluble fibre. Here are five benefits of using wholemeal flour in your recipes.
#1 Better Digestion
Whole grains include enough fibre to keep bowel motions regular and prevent diverticulosis. Whole grains contain lactic acid, which encourages the growth of ‘good bacteria’ in the large intestine. These bacteria in this healthier flour can help digestion, nutrient absorption, and immune system strength.
#2 Decrease Blood Pressure
Whole grains have cardiac benefits that extend beyond cholesterol and triglycerides. It also reduces blood pressure, a fundamental risk factor for heart disease. Healthier baking and cooking using wholewheat flour can reduce the risk of hypertension by 19%.
#3 Better Weight Control
Whole grain eaters are more likely to maintain a healthy weight and are less likely to gain weight over time. Consumers of these products are 49% less likely to experience significant weight gain over time. It is another reason to look for healthy baking and cooking recipes.
#4 Blood Pressure Regulation
One of the primary advantages of healthier baking and cooking with whole grains is the prevention of blood glucose spikes. It can lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, among other things. Eating whole grains is an excellent choice for people who have pre-diabetes or are at high risk of developing diabetes.
#5 Fuller Stomach
Whole grains can help you lose weight by making you feel fuller than refined grains like cookies or white bread. It takes longer to digest and has a more satiating impact. It helps you limit your food intake while feeling full.
Prima Flour is a well-known flour maker and wholesale supplier on the island and worldwide. The company regularly produces high-quality wheat flour and premixes, high protein flour and develops numerous specialty flours to get the best results in specific applications. Learn more about the firm and its products by visiting its website.