Teff is a grain that comes in a variety of colors, from white and red to dark brown. Teff grows predominantly in Ethiopia and Eritrea, and thrives even in difficult climates.
For several years, teff has been an ingredient and a staple grain in many Ethiopian dishes. The grain has a very mild, nutty flavor, and it packs a serious nutritional punch. The tiny super cereal also has a long list of health benefits.
“Teff packs a nutritional punch to your diet if you are looking for a super food that gives you excellent combination benefits,” says Rosanna Lee, a nutrition educator based in Toronto.
Teff has recently been labeled a new superfood because it is a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.
The long list of health benefits of teff include:
Manage Blood Sugars
Aids in fight against celiac disease
Contributes to bone health
Aids in immune support
Helps with circulation
Aids in menstrual health
Teff can be purchase in many health stores around the world.