The ancient Roman legions knew something that modern chefs are only now rediscovering: Farro, a form of wheat that originated in the Middle East’s Fertile Crescent thousands of years ago, offers nutrition enough to march on with a nutty taste and pleasantly chewy texture. As chic restaurants around the country
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Within every whole-grain kernel, you’ll find a remarkable supply of important nutrients. Whole grains are a top source of unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), the slowly-digested “fuel” that provides your body with a steady supply of energy needed for the optimal function of all of your body’s systems.
Carbs have been the target
Heritage wheat varieties—the types our ancestors ate—are growing in popularity as consumers seek out less processed, more natural foods.
While modern wheat varieties (T. aestiyum and T. durum), major staples in Western diets, have been selected and cultivated for desirable traits, such as larger yields, ancient varieties, like emmer, Kamut® khorasan