Rye

Rye is a grass grown extensively as a grain and as a forage crop. It is closely related to barley and wheat. Since the Middle Ages, rye has been widely cultivated in Central and Eastern Europe, and is the main bread cereal in most areas east of the French-German border and north of Hungary. Rye flour has lower gluten content and a higher proportion of soluble fiber compared to wheat flour. Rye fiber is rich in non-cellulose polysaccharides, which have very high water-binding capacity and quickly give a feeling or fullness and satiety, making it a good option for weight watchers. Studies have..

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