Friday, April 23, 2010

Quinoa

Some whole quinoa grains. 
Quinoa Image via Wikipedia

Quinoa - a grain that comes from the Andes Mountains of South America.

Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain; an average of 16.2 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for rice, 9.9 percent for millet, and 14 percent for wheat.

Rich and Balanced Source of Nutrients
Besides its unique protein, quinoa also provides starch, sugars, oil(high in essential linoleic acid), fiber, minerals, and vitamins.

Easy on the Stomach, Quick and Simple to Prepare, Versatile...
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