Polenta a versatile dish that offers plenty of nutrients for the body Polenta a versatile dish that offers plenty of nutrients for the body

Polenta, a versatile dish that offers plenty of nutrients for the body (recipe included)

 The 7 main health benefits of polenta

Polenta is a traditional Italian dish made from cooked cornmeal. Since it is a preparation based on corn, it is a gluten-free food, suitable for celiacs. Polenta is is a versatile dish that offers plenty of nutrients for the body.

The 7 main health benefits of polenta

1. Helps to maintain stable blood sugar levels.
2. Counteracts excess acid in the stomach.
3. Polenta contains both protein and fiber to help a person feel full.
4. It is easy to digest.
Polenta is gluten-free

5. Polenta is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates so it keeps blood sugar levels steady.

6. It is naturally low in fat and can be eaten as part of a heart-healthy diet.

7. Polenta is low calorie, similarly to other whole grains and it provides 70 cal per 100g (cooked). 

Try our recipe: vegan and gluten-free polenta fingers 

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