Spelt is a type of wheat, and spelt flour is a type of whole wheat flour made from the entire grain (bran, endosperm, germ, and all).
Spelt flour has a similar nutritional profile to common wheat. It is slightly higher in protein, but also slightly lower in insoluble fiber. Spelt is also higher in some important vitamins like vitamins B1, B3, B6 and E. Whole-grain spelt is an excellent source of fiber. Fiber helps to slow your digestion, which helps to reduce blood sugar spikes after eating. Fiber from whole grains may also help to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The fiber and other nutrients in spelt and other whole grains can help to improve the health of the good bacteria that live in your digestive system. It may help to reduce inflammation and promote healthy digestion. Spelt may help to reduce your risk of heart disease. Studies show that a high-fiber diet may play a role. High cholesterol increases your risk of heart attacks and heart disease. The nutrient helps lower blood cholesterol levels. It helps to reduce blood pressure, another risk factor for heart disease.
Organic spelt flour.