Contrary to what its name implies, buckwheat isn’t a grain, it’s actually a seed found in a plant related to rhubarb and sorrel.
It’s full of magnesium, copper vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, niacin, folate, thiamin and choline as well as essential quercetin, which is essential for cardiovascular health.
It also has insoluble and soluble fiber, which are both important for good gut bacteria (9).
4. Olive Oil
It also contains vitamin E, which help your body break down and digest fat and to prevents cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis and high blood pressure as well as diseases of the brain and nervous system (11).
5. Flax Seed
On the other hand, lignans prevent hormone-related cancers, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease (14).
To diversify your diet even more, try these delicious alkalizing foods:
- Brussels Sprouts
- Bell peppers