Gluten Free Muffin Health Benefits

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Gluten Free Muffins Gluten free muffins are delicious, cupcake shaped breads prepared with alternate grain flours instead of wheat. They are usually nutritious and you do not have to compromise on taste either. While there is no dearth of commercially available gluten free products, baking the tiny muffins with healthy whole grains may give you an opportunity of selecting the most beneficial ingredients. Read on to get a low down on the various health benefits associated with the muffins that contain no gluten.

 


Health Benefits of Muffins That Are Gluten Free


Let us now take a look at some of the alternatives for the gluten rich muffins and discuss their health benefits.

 


  • Blueberry Muffins


Prepared from rice flour, bran, orange juice, and blueberries, these cupcake breads are full of vitamins and essential minerals that will energize you by boosting up your bodily functions. The rice flour and bran, on the other hand, provides dietary fiber and insoluble starch which aid in digestion making you feel fit and fine.

 


  • Chai Tea Muffins


An exotic variety that will help you to remain healthy. Chai tea extract, cane sugar or agave nectar and almond meal coupled with flax seed meal will help to provide your body with a healthy alternative that no amount of gluten enriched muffin can give you. Apart from the high antioxidant content of chai that fights effectively against cancer, the omega-3-fatty acid rich flax seeds can lower insulin levels thus regulating the blood sugar.  Respiratory and cardio vascular diseases may also be combated successfully thanks to the almond meal present in the muffins.

 


  • Pumpkin Muffins


The muffins are baked with an assortment of flours prepared from sorghum, tapioca, and rice. Potato starch is also used while baking the muffin along with mashed pumpkin and eggs making the result a mouth-watering treat. It is extremely nutritious as well with the sorghum providing a high amount of protein to the body. Tapioca balances the body nutrition by providing an adequate amount of carbohydrate and sugar along with a host of essential minerals. The beta-carotene content of the pumpkin helps in the synthesis of vitamin A which is necessary for proper vision acuity.


 


The sheer variety of gluten free muffins is mind-boggling. All you have to do is  use your imagination and you will be rewarded with healthy muffins that simply melt in your mouth.


 


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