Quinoa is basically a “seed” which is prepared and eaten similarly to a grain.
It is a gluten-free, non-GMO, an ancient grain, With its mild flavor, light crunch and impressive protein content, quinoa is the perfect gluten-free substitute for pasta, rice. It’s also frequently milled into gluten-free flour for baking, or as the base for gluten-free pastas, cereals and more.
Quinoa is native to Bolivia and Peru, There are three main types: white, red and black and it’s has an outstanding nutritional content. Just one cup contains 8g of protein, 5g of fiber, 15% DV iron, 30% DV magnesium, 19% DV folate and heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids.
Quinoa is also called a complete protein, because it has all the nine essential amino acids necessary for good health, It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
Amino acids are necessary for our muscles, keep our immune systems in good shape and do lots of other advantages to keep our bodies healthy, it is called Superfood.