TEFF - THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER GRAIN IN THE WORLD
Teff is a small ancient grain; a size of poppy seed that was domesticated in Ethiopia over 5,000 years ago. This eventually became country’s staple food, consumed for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is classified as superfood, highly desired for production and consumption, and it is well known in the world market today.
And we market this product right here at Ethio Organics.
TEFF IS NOW A GO-TO-GRAIN FOR ATHLETES!
Teff is considered as one of the best foods for runners as it is rich with iron and protein. When consumed just before race, it is known to release energy and give a competitive edge to athletes.
Ethiopian legendary runners, like Abebe Bikila, Haile Gebrseilassie, and many more who have broken world records, attribute their endurance to Teff.
Haile Gebrseilassie, Ethiopian Athlete
TEFF'S NUTRITIONAL VALUE
Teff is Gluten free, vegan, one of the most nutritious grains with dietary fiber; excellent in optimizing the digestive system, colon health, highly beneficial for people with celiac disease, and ideal for losing weight. Teff promotes healthy gut bacteria, and helps manage diabetes by slowing insulin in blood stream, and increasing blood cell circulation.
- Teff contains more calcium and vitamin C than almost any other grain, high in vitamin B and E.
- It contains lysine, a rare amino acid, essential for the production of proteins, hormones and enzymes, it boosts growth and energy production.
- Filled with minerals such as iron that fight anemia.
- Teff is high in copper which helps for red blood cell production, supports calcium absorption, immune function and enhances your overall health.
Teff might not cure COVID, but it is one of the healthiest foods in preventing underlining health conditions. It is blessed with protein to boost your energy, and vitamins that strengthen your immune system.
VERSATALITY OF TEFF
Teff is versatile, used for Injera- Ethiopians’ sour bread, pancake, waffle, cookies, cake, snack, porridge, bread, smoothie and excellent for malting and brewing.