OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS | STONE GROUND | NORTH CAROLINA
OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS, a stone ground product, are made locally in Western North Carolina Grits are a Southern classic that is having its day in the sun, thanks to the artisan milling techniques at Old School Mill in Albermarle, North Carolina. While many grits (coarsely ground corn) have the germ removed from the kernel, OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS keeps the germ in for better flavor and nutrition. Plus, OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS are made from only the most select white corn, harvested locally in North Carolina. The corn is slowly ground on antique millstones, then sifted to perfection, retaining all of the natural corn oils to produce a rich corn flavor, exactly as it would have tasted generations ago. If your only experience with grits has been the instant, quick, or diner varieties, then you are in for a pleasant surprise when you taste OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS. We hope you agree, these are the best grits in the world! Available in either white or yellow corn grits. Since OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITS has the germ intact, it's recommended to refrigerate to keep all the oils fresh and flavorful.
ARE GRITS HEALTHY? 8 HEALTH BENEFITS
- PREVENT NEURAL DEFECT IN FETUS
Pregnant women acquire folates from grits that prevent neural defects in the fetus and help in developing the protective covering of nerves, myelin sheath. It is essential in preventing birth defects that develop the first few weeks of conception. Folates also help boost our immune system and protect us from diseases like cancer.
- PREVENT HEART COMPLICATIONS
Vitamins B1 and B3 found in grits regulate and optimize our cardiovascular function preventing heart complications and treats insomnia and depression respectively/
- BOOST IMMUNITY
Vitamin B-6 helps prevent carpal tunnel, rheumatoid arthritis or vision problems such as muscular degeneration.
- AMPLE ENERGY SOURCE
A cup of grits can keep an athlete energized throughout strenuous activities due to its high carbohydrate content
- .LOWER RATE OF PROSTATE CANCER
Grits contain selenium that regulates and controls inflammations. It may even inhibit the onset of arthritis, and its intake has been linked to lower the rate of prostate cancer (this point has been doubted by scientists –
- FIGHT SKIN CANCER
The vitamin E in grits acts as an antioxidant and prevents the formation of free radicals, therefore, fighting skin cancer.
- WEIGHT LOSS
One of the best health benefits of grits is weight loss. With moderate calorie content, it keeps you feeling full for a long time. Its iron component ensures your muscles get enough oxygen circulation, so you don’t get fatigued fast.
- MUSCLE GAIN
Grits are rich in leucine. Leucine is an amino acid that triggers protein synthesis leading to muscle growth. Grits can be included in meals of the elderly who have trouble with muscle growth.
OLD SCHOOL YELLOW GRITSi s another awesome product made in North Carolina,Each purchase supports ARTISANS WITH DISABILITIES.CAROLINA COUNTRY STORE, 119 South Water Street, Wilmington, NC< (Old Wilmington City Market)