BENEFITS OF QUINOA

Dated back to Inca times, Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a bead shaped crop with a nutty flavour and a slightly crunchy texture. It has been recognised as a supercrop for its numerous health benefits.

  • Complete protein (unlike rice or wheat) which contains all eight amino acids.
  • Gluten free and easily digestible
  • Contains bioactive substances ‘Quercetin’ and ‘Kaempferol’ which are antioxidants that have been shown to reduce inflammation in the body, and have anti viral and anti cancerous properties.
  • In relation to other grains, Quinoa is high  in fiber.
  • Low G.I score (53) which helps to keep blood sugar levels steady
  • High in Magnesium

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