Quinoa has an impressive nutrient profile!
It is very high in FIBRE, both soluble and insoluble.It is also high in PROTEIN.
In fact, Quinoa is a very rare plant source of a ‘WHOLE COMPLETE PROTEIN’ …comprising all 9 ‘Essential Amino Acids’…VERY RARE in a plant food.
Quinoa is rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 and E.
Quinoa is very rich in MINERALS like magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron and zinc.
Quinoa is an ANTI-INFLAMMATORY.
Quinoa is high in ANTIOXIDANTS.
Quinoa is GLUTEN-FREE, perfect for those on a gluten free diet.
Quinoa is ALKALINE not acidic like white rice.
There are more than 1,000 different strains of Quinoa grown in many different colours including white, red, black, purple, pink, yellow, grey, orange and green.
The quinoa seeds in the highest demand worldwide are white, red and black.