Buckwheat belongs to the so-called pseudo-cereals, while it has prevailed to be called “black wheat”. Its fruits are a very nutritious food for humans and have a high nutritional value. It is rich in magnesium, iron, vitamins thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3) and pyridoxine (B6). It is a very good source of starch, and the nutritional value of buckwheat proteins is comparable to sources of animal protein as it contains all the essential amino acids (lysine, threonine, tryptophan, etc.) while its seeds contain a significant number of nutrients with strong antioxidant and antioxidant properties, such as flavonoids, phagocytins, dietary fiber and other elements.