Ancient Greek Grains

Unveil Ancient Greek Grains


Staple food of cynic philosophers, who always kept some lupines inside their legendary traveler’s sack.
  • High in protein
  • Prevents digestive problems
  • Helps with appetite control


The most preferred type of cereal of ancient Greeks. Alphita, barley flour, was used to make an important medicinal gruel.
  • High levels of the B-complex vitamins and folate
  • Keeps intestine healthy
  • Boosts immune system


After many centuries of neglect, due to its demanding husking process, this healthy ancient grain is again very popular.
  • Source of protein and natural fiber
  • Aids digestion
  • Regulates blood sugar levels


Oat in ancient Greece was used mainly for its medicinal properties for humans, but alsp, the very important at the time, horses.
  • High in vitamins and minerals
  • Helps to treat constipation
  • Decreases blood pressure