Gluten-free buckwheat groats for your health and a good start of a day. Dieticians and nutrition experts recommend starting a day healthy by eating a bowl of nutrition porridge for breakfasts. However, unlike many imagine, not all groats are easily digested. Today some people do not tolerate certain cereal products due to the protein gluten. Such people have to choose food products very carefully at shops by looking at the labels for “gluten-free”. Buckwheat groats are the source of iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iodine, zinc, fluorine, molybdenum, cobalt, B group vitamins, folate, vitamins PP and E. Also, there is a lot of starch, protein, sugar, oil, organic acids, riboflavin, and thiamine in them. There are a lot of free bioactive compounds that have a stronger antioxidant effect in hulled (raw) buckwheat groats. Heat-treated buckwheat groats contain a large amount of quercetin (a green pigment that is 400 times stronger than vitamin E, with antiviral and antiphlogistic effect as well as it is very important to boosting of the immune system). Unroasted (raw) buckwheat groats contain the most rutin that is typical to buckwheat. However, the most important thing that buckwheat is gluten-free groats. So people who have to stick to the rules and eat gluten-free products can eat these groats without fear. Product of Lithuania.