What is the nutritional value of Semno? This traditional food has been on Haft Sin tables since ancient times. The main ingredient of this food is wheat. We want to mention the beneficial properties of this food for the body.
An expert in biological sciences and medicinal plants said: Semno, as an organic substance that does not use any additives in its preparation, is one of the best and most complete forms of wheat processing.
Mohammad Mariya said about Semnou: Semnou is a national food and an old sign of Iranian food culture rich in vitamins and mineral salts, it is the concentrated extract of wheat germ along with wheat flour, which has a cultural root in recognizing the extraordinary value of sprouts in our country thousands of years ago. has it.
According to him, Semno, as an organic substance that does not use any additives in its preparation, is the best and most complete form of wheat processing, it helps to strengthen the body by multiplying the protein, amino acids, vitamins, salts and enzymes necessary for the body in the wheat germ.
This expert in biological sciences and medicinal plants stated: In addition to the important and nutritious compounds in wheat (cereals), there are also substances that reduce the absorption of essential elements in the body, one of these compounds is phytic acid, which reduces its amount by sprouting. As a result, by consuming Semno, the body’s access to iron, zinc, copper and other nutrients in wheat increases.
Marija continued: due to germination, the energy and carbohydrates of wheat are reduced and instead, protein, amino acids, calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, phosphorus and vitamin A, group B vitamins and vitamin C increase a lot.
He added: The sprout in Semno is a rich source of vitamins of group B and vitamin E, which play an effective role in reproduction, and due to its antioxidant properties, it prevents cancer.
This expert in biological sciences and medicinal plants said: balanced consumption of Semno, while increasing health by keeping the stomach full for a long time, prevents false appetite and prevents obesity.
Mariya pointed out: No sweeteners are added to the semnoi made from sprouts, but its sweetness is from simple and completely natural sugars, which is the result of the conversion of wheat flour polysaccharides by malt enzymes.