What are they used for: Form the base of flour based products, such as breads, cakes, cookies, etc.
Flour is the ground seed or meat of a variety of foods, usually a grain, in the case of wheat, or the meat, in the case of yucca. Flours are used commonly as the main ingredient in breads, cakes, cookies, breakfast cereal, etc.
In recent years, more information has surfaced that some types of products used to make flour are not as good for us as what we originally thought. An example is the recent information coming out about wheat being tough for a significant portion of the population to digest.
Click underlined ingredients to learn more, and find out more about what each item does in specific types of foods.
Examples of flours:
- Corn starch
- Isolated soy protein
- Oat bran
- Modified corn starch
- Soy protein
- Wheat flour
- Whole grain oats
Examples of foods containing flours:
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