Why is the use of a quality cereal grain in our bakes so important? One of the reasons is ferulic acid. This is a phytochemical, classed as a polyphenol and found in the cell walls of plants and cereal grains.
It is amazing to realise that 90 per cent of the polyphenols in a cereal grain come from ferulic acid. This compound protects the plant or grain against ultraviolet radiation and pathogens through its functional antioxidant properties...
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