Nice and healthy Quinoa salad
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Quinoa is one of the world’s most popular health foods, its a grain crop that is grown for its seeds which are edible
Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids
Amino acids are an organic compound that combine to form proteins.
It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
High fiber content.
One cup of quinoa contains 5 grams of dietary fiber according to Harvard School of Public Health, which is more than white or brown rice.
Fiber helps prevent constipation, helps control blood sugar levels, and may help lower cholesterol. Fiber also helps you maintain a healthy weight by making you feel fuller longer, so you’re less likely to overeat.
It’s high in minerals
Quinoa is a great source of:
For more information on Amino acids, protein and other Nutrition click the link below to The British Nutrition Foundation.