Nutrition Information

Healthy, Whole Grain

It’s also a whole grain that provides many other nutritional benefits. Sorghum commonly is eaten with the hull (the outer layer of the grain), which retains the majority of the nutrients.

  • Naturally very high in fiber and iron, with a high protein level as well.
  • Rich in antioxidants, which are believed to help lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and some neurological diseases.
  • The wax surrounding the sorghum grain contains compounds, policosanols, that may have an impact on human cardiac health.
  • Sorghum is grown from traditional hybrid seeds and does not contain biotechnology traits, making it nontransgenic or non-GMO.

Sorghum: An Ancient, Healthy and Nutritious Old World Cereal
Sorghum Flour Nutrition Information
Whole Grain Sorghum Nutrition Information

Phenolic Compounds in Cereal Grains and Their Health Benefits (L. Dykes and L.W. Rooney), Cereal Foods World