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Phenolic Compounds in Cereal Grains and Their Health Benefits

Research has shown that whole grain consumption helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, ischemic stroke, type II diabetes, i, and gastrointestinal cancers (36,37).  In additon to dietary fiber, whole grains contain… click here. (article by L. Dykes and L.W. Rooney)

Nutraceutical Uses of Sorghum Bran (Sorghum Bicolor)

Select varieties of sorghum grain (Sorghum bicolor) are excellent sources of antioxidants, phytochemicals and very long chain fatty aldehydes, alcohols and acids.  Studies have linked the consumption of food sources enriched in these beneficial compounds to… click here. (article by Amy L. Burdette)

Specialty Sorghums For Healthy Foods

Sorghum is a major crop used for food, feed and industrial purposes worldwide.  In the Western Hemisphere it is mainly used as a livestock feed and has not been considered a significant ingredient in foods.  With over 40,000 accessions in the world collection, tremendous diversity exists… click here. (article by Dr. Lloyd W. Rooney, Dr. Joseph M. Awika)

Sorghum and Millet Phenols and Antioxidants

Sorghum is a good source of phenolic compounds with a variety of genetically dependent types and levels including phenolic acids, flavonoids, and condensed tannins.  Most sorghums do not contain condensed tannins, but all contain phenolic acids.  Pigmented sorghums contain unique anthocyanins… click here. (article by Linda Dykes, Lloyd W. Rooney)

Anthocyanins From Black Sorghum and Their Antioxidant Properties

A black, high anthocyanin sorghum variety (Tx430) grown in several environments was analyzed for anthocyanins by spectrophotometric and HPLC methods.  The samples were also analyzed for antioxidant activity using the…click here. (article by Joseph M. Awika, Lloyd W. Rooney, Ralph D. Waniska)

Sorghum Phytochemicals and Their Potential Impact on Human Health

Sorghum is a rich source of various phytochemicals including tannins, phenolic acids, anthocyanins, phytosterols and policosanols. These phytochemicals have potential to significantly impact human health. Sorghum fractions possess high antioxidant activity… click here. (article by Joseph M. Awika, Lloyd W. Rooney)

Non-GMO Project Verification

The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing verified non-GMO choices.  They are North America”s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO products.  If you would like to learn more, take a look at their website at www.nongmoproject.org. Nu Life Market is proud to be a part of the Non-GMO … Continued

Sorghum: The Next Big Gluten-Free Grain

Leading scientists have hailed sorghum as a highly nutritious and cost-effective gluten-free grain, but said industry use remains nascent. Click here to read more of this article.

Have you Seen What Free Range Cookies is Baking Up?

Free Range Cookies has been baking with our Black Whole Grain Sorghum Flour!  Here’s a sample of their post: So what’s new? Or should I say Nu? Well, the nice guys at Nu Life Market were kind enough to send me samples of three new flours – white sorghum, burgundy sorghum, and black sorghum. If … Continued