ANCIENT GRAINS 101

Sweet Potato Flour

SWEET POTATO FLOUR

Sweet potatoes are a whole food source of nutrition containing fiber, vitamin A, iron, and calcium and helps to stabilize blood sugar levels. Zemas supports Peruvian family owned co-ops that mix traditional practices with modern technology to grow, harvest and mill this non-gmo superfood flour.

Sorghum Flour

SORGHUM FLOUR

Gluten-free, ancient grain sorghum flour is a high protein, cream-colored, smooth flour with a wheat-like taste. High in soluble fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. All key minerals for normal functioning of the brain and nervous system.

Teff Flour

TEFF FLOUR

This Ethiopian “endurance” gluten-free, ancient-grain is high in protein, iron, calcium and fiber. High amounts of iron are key in delivering oxygen throughout the body giving us higher energy levels. It’s a favorite among professional athletes.

Palm Sugar

PALM SUGAR

This unrefined sweetener has a GI of 35 and is high in potassium and vitamin C. It is made from the sap of the palm tree, looks like sugar in the raw and adds a slight caramel flavor.

Cocoa Powder

COCOA POWDER

This superfood is naturally gluten-free and is a concentrated source of polyphenols and minerals, including iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and copper. Polyphenols are antioxidants from plant foods that work in the body to aid in overall health and wellness.

Flaxmeal

FLAXMEAL

One of the best gluten-free, plant-based sources of alpha-linolenic acid, which converts in the body to the same heart-protective Omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon, sardines, and mackerel. Flax contains fiber which promotes intestinal health.

Millet

MILLET

This tiny gluten-free, ancient-grain is easily digestible and is a great source of protein, B-vitamins and minerals. B-vitamins are essential to help your body convert food into usable fuel throughout the day.

Chia Seeds

CHIA SEEDS

This superfood is an amazing plant-based source of concentrated energy and nutrition. They are naturally gluten-free and contain more Omega-3 fatty acids than flaxseeds. These polyunsaturated fats promote reduced inflammation, are high in soluble fiber, calcium and protein.

Hemp Seeds

HEMP SEEDS

This superfood seed is naturally gluten-free and contains all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain healthy human life. Hemp seeds are the highest of any plant in essential fatty acids.

Gluten Free Oat Flour

GLUTEN FREE OAT FLOUR

Oat flour adds protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals to gluten-free baked goods. NOTE: The use of oats in gluten free diets is controversial. Cross-contamination with gluten is common in traditional oat products. Zemas uses certified gluten-free oats.

Quinoa Flakes

QUINOA FLAKES

Quinoa is a gluten-free, ancient-grain that is a high-quality source of protein. This superseed contains all the amino acids necessary for our nutritional needs and is high in iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium, copper and fiber.