Tag: gluten free

Study Finds That Sorghum Bran Has More Antioxidants Than Blueberries, Pomegranates

A new University of Georgia study has found that select varieties of sorghum bran have greater antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties than well-known foods such as blueberries and pomegranates.  Researchers measure polyphenolic compounds, which naturally occur in… click here. (article by Kirk McAlpin)

Novel Food and Non-Food Uses for Sorghum and Millets

Sorghum and millets have considerable potential in foods and beverages.  As they are gluten-free they are suitable for coeliacs.  Sorghum is also a potentially important source of nutraceuticals such as antioxidant phenolics and cholesterol-lowering waxes.  Cakes, cookies, pasta, a parboiled rice-like product and snack foods have been successfully produced from… click here. (article by John R.N. Taylor, … Continued

Chemopreventive Potential of Sorghum With Different Phenolic Profiles

Epidemiological evidence has correlated consumption of sorghum with reduced incidences of gastrointestinal (GI) tract cancer, especially esophageal cancer.  There is little evidence on how phenols of sorghum may affect chemoprevention.  Seventeen sorghum varieties were screened for… click here. (article by Liyi Yang)

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Select Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor) Brans

The bran fractions of certain varieties of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain are rich sources of phytochemicals and antioxidants.  In this article, the anti-inflammatory actions of extracts of select sorghum brans were evaluated in two experimental inflammatory systems… click here. (article by Amy Burdette, Pamela L. Garner, Eugene P. Mayer, James L. Hargrove, Diane K. Hartle, and Phillip … 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