Product Description: Organic wholemeal flour from zea grown in the plains of Thessaly in the region of Karditsa. Rich in magnesium, zinc, iron, and with very low gluten index recommended in the diet of diabetics.
Zea is one of the oldest foods known to man. Samples have been found in excavations of prehistoric settlements all over the Greek world, in this oldest of Mikra Asia dating to 12,000 years BC referred as Zeia. The investigations showed that Zea contains 40% more magnesium than other cereals. Magnesium activates additional enzymatic metabolic processes. It contains high levels of the amino acid lysine, which makes the pasta produced from Zea, particularly digestible. Whole grains rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. Recent research showed that whole grain products also have probiotic properties and can help reduce cholesterol levels. Cereals Zea help to maintain a normal body weight. It is rich in low glycemic index carbohydrates. This means that absorbed slowly and release a small amount of glucose in the blood. So along with the fiber, increase the feeling of satiety and maintain a feeling of fullness for longer. Regulate blood sugar, resulting in an appropriate tool in the prevention and treatment of Diabetes.
In the region of Karditsa, one of the most fertile parts of Thessaly plain in village Mataraga, is the property of the family Visaropoulos, cultivated with traditional and organic methods. They produce excellent quality and taste products with respect to nature and man. It aims at the production of pure, traditional and organic products, having as objective to contribute as much as possible on the nutritional quality of the people in line with due respect for the environment. Being producers and wanting to keep the Greek tradition, all the products are packed in a traditional way after first having passed the required tests.