Einkorn Wheat – The World’s Oldest Wheat

Einkorn Wheat – The World’s Oldest Wheat

Einkorn wheat dates back thousands of years. It’s the only strain of wheat in existence that has not been modified. All other types of wheat are the result of hybridization — some natural and some not so natural. This includes Emmer, Kamut, Spelt and Duram.

The past 100 years has introduced the most changes in wheat due to modern plant breeding. This has resulted in strains of wheat that have a higher yield which is beautiful for revenue. But it has also resulted in increased chromosomes and much stronger gluten.

Ever wonder why so many people have issues with gluten now? Wonder if this could be related…

Einkorn wheat has a natural, undisturbed genetic code…It is much more compatible with the human body and easier to digest.

Einkorn wheat has a natural, undisturbed genetic code along with low gluten levels. It is much more compatible with the human body, and it’s easier to digest which makes nutrients more beneficial. Einkorn contains higher levels of protein, fatty acids, phosphorous, potassium, B6 and beta-carotene than modern wheat. Einkorn has survived as a nearly extinct grain, thus avoiding the attention of modern plant breeders.

A Different Type of Gluten

Einkorn doesn’t just have less gluten, but a different kind of gluten compared to modern wheat. Einkorn doesn’t contain the D Genome, only the A genome. Einkorn also has just two sets of chromosomes (7 per set) while some modern wheat has six sets. Einkorn is the purest type of wheat with low gluten content and increased nutrients making it a truly healthy food.

Young Living the Global Leader

Young Living brings their unwavering dedication to quality into the world of einkorn. You can learn a little about Young Living’s einkorn crops in the video below, and also browse a few of the Einkorn products Young Living offers. If you’re just trying Einkorn out, our blog post on dairy free Einkorn pancakes is definitely worth a look! They’re the healthiest pancakes you’ll ever make – not to mention packing a taste that could rival any breakfast you love.

Einkorn Wheat Flour

Einkorn wheat has an undisturbed genetic code, proper chromosome count and low gluten levels. It’s more compatible with the human body compared to modern non-GMO hybrid wheat of today. Einkorn grain is easier to digest, so nutrients are better absorbed.

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Einkorn Rotini Pasta

In addition to proper gluten and chromosome counts, many vitamins and minerals are also more abundant in einkorn grain than modern wheat. Young Living’s rotini pasta and spaghetti are made of highly nutritious, unhybridized einkorn flour for nutritious, delicious, fun meals.

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Wholesale: $5.75
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Einkorn Granola

Depressed at the ingredient labels of your favorite cereals and snacks? Refined sugars, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors? Good news: Young Living Einkorn Granola includes not just the goodness of ancient wheat, but wolfberries, cacao nibs, walnuts, pecans and more!

Retail: $9.21 |
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