Farro, like many other whole grains, contains more than just fiber and carbohydrates. For starters, half a cup of uncooked farro provides 15 percent of your daily value of magnesium, critical for muscle functioning as it works as an electrolyte in your body, preventing muscle cramps, White explains. Plus, magnesium helps improve sleep and digestion, both of which can help you lose weight faster. “Try farro instead of beans on your next salad for a crunchier, nutty texture so you can sleep well, cramp-free,” he adds.
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