Quinoa

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Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a powerhouse in the grain world. It is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat; coming in at 8g of protein per cup, quinoa is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. It also contains about twice as much fiber as other comparable grains, making it a great choice for digestive health. It's also gluten-free and rich in Vitamin B2 and Manganese. The list of health benefits this ancient grain has to offer goes on and on.

Nutritionals

  • Protein
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  • Lysine
  • Manganese
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin E
  • Phosphorous

Health Benefits

  • Complete protein, offering all nine essential amino acids
  • Aids in digestive health
  • Low glycemic index is good for blood sugar control
  • Antioxidants help boost the immune system
  • Great for weight management