The 11 Healthiest Whole Grains

Don’t nix carbs. Just make sure you’re eating the good ones and eliminating the bad.

By Leah Zerbe

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The 11 Healthiest Grains: Buckwheat Buckwheat

This common pancake whole grain is one of the whole grains many people living with celiac disease can tolerate (others include quinoa, amaranth, and sorghum). And it’s one of the best grain-based sources of magnesium, a wonder mineral that does everything from ease PMS symptoms to improve nerve functioning, and manganese, which boosts brain power. And thank goodness for that, because who doesn’t enjoy a good buckwheat pancake from time to time!

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