With diabetes being a major health battle for millions of people across the globe and those with sensitive stomachs, we often want to search for foods that will be easier for us to consume. As humans, we are sensory seekers so naturally, we look for that fulfilment in food. Some that have sensitivities of consuming wheat try to avoid pasta in general. Did you know that with ancient grains like spelt it may be possible to have some of your favourite foods like pasta and fulfil the sensory need?
What if I were to tell you that consuming fine whole foods pasta like our artisan pasta containing spelt can be easier on the stomach making it an enjoyable experience from beginning to end? By using spelt in foods like our pasta, you may be able to have an easier time with digesting and also it has been known to be better for diabetics.
According to this type 2 diabetics study, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5397290/, it showed a decline in the insulin levels after weeks of consumption. Spelt wasn't used for many many years and now in recent years, is making a comeback and is considered a health food.
Check out this article, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20685951, about spelt as it talks about the clinical studies done over and over again to ensure the safety of the grain as well as the many nutritional factors that help with health challenges like high blood pressure and lowering the chances of cardiovascular disease.
We currently do not offer gluten-free options but offer a variety of ancient grain pastas. Try our ancient grain spelt:
Recipe suggestion: Spelt Creste di Gallo with Sautéed Mushrooms, Basil and Parmesan