Quinoa is not a cereal grass at all, but rather a member of the same food family that contains spinach, Swiss chard, and
beets. Containing more flavonoids than berries, Quinoa also contain
antioxidant phytonutrients, clearly a powerhouse of nutrition for
humans. Just one cup of quinoa whether black, red or white contain:
8 gs. Of Protein and 5 gs. Of Fiber, Folates and Heart Healthy omega 3
fatty acids, magnesium and iron. Whoa QUINOA!!
This Powerhouse ancient Grain is quite the superfood, a
complete protein packed with all 9 essential amino acids that the body
doesn’t naturally make but needs to be healthy. Such Fantastic news for
those seeking a gluten –free, soy-free alternative to pastas and rice.
Quinoa is actually not a grain at all. Wheat, oats, barley, and rye are
typical cereal grasses.