Wilderness Family Naturals Organic, Gluten-Free Coconut Flour
Coconut flour is uniquely different from all the wheat alternative. It is naturaly low in digestible carbohydrates and contains no gluten. It has fewer carbohydrates than soy or nut flours while high in fiber and a good source of protein.Coconut flour is 4 times higher in fiber than oat bran, 2 times higher in fiber than wheat bran, and 3 times higher infiber than ground flaxsee. Unlike other fibers, coconut flour / fiber can be used as a flour to make delicious bakery products and main dishes that are much tastier than other wheat alternative. Coconut flour also contains more protein than white or rye flour and cornmea. It has about as much protein as you find in buckwheat and whole wheat flour. Breads made with coconut flour are light and soft and have a wonderful taste and textur.
Coconut Flour v. other Wheat Alternatives Wheat alternatives are commonly flours made from rice, soy and potatoe. Even though these products do not contain gluten, most substitutes for wheat are still high in carbohydrate. Unfortunately, the taste and texture of products made with wheat alternatives are not nearly as appetizing as the products they replace. In addition, these products are often loaded with flavor enhancers and sweeteners to help make them more palatabl. Normally, products made with wheat alternatives are enjoyed? only by those who are forced to do without wheat and have no choic.