Emeril Lagasse’s “Farm to Fork” takes advantage of the health benefits from eating whole grains, which are prized in the kitchen for their nutritional value as well as flavor and versatility. This five-grain salad is full of them! There are numerous health benefits to eating whole grains: they are low in fat, high in fiber, and one of nature's superfoods. They have a long culinary history: Amaranth and quinoa are American heritage grains that were eaten by the Aztecs and Incas, res
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Note on Whole Grains as a Superfood:Whole grains retain their bran, which is its fibrous outer layer. Fiber keeps our heart healthy by lowering our cholesterol and blood pressure as well as maintaining stable blood sugar levels. Whole grains as opposed to processed grains have a higher nutrient content and are full of antioxidants. Some studies say that antioxidants combat cancer-causing free radicals in our body.