Why Quinoa?

Quinoa contains more vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants than any other grain. Here are some of the nutritional benefits of Quinoa Exotica:
1. Most Protein-Rich Food: Complete Protein with all Amino acids with 15.5% Protein.
2. High amount of Fiber: 15% approx. removes plaque from arteries,  lowers Cholesterol, High B.P and Diabetes.
3.  Has Lysine which is very rare: repairs tissue and  helps in tissue growth.
4.  Magnesium: Controls Type 2 Diabetes, promotes healthy nerves and bones.
5. Has Riboflavin: Improves energy metabolism & reduces headaches.
6. High content of Manganese: for healthy bones and brain functioning.
7. Low in Bad fat - has healthy omega-3 and fatty acids that burn fat
8. Has antioxidants Phyto-nutrients  Quercetin and Kaempferol - anti-inflammatory  & disease-fighting.
9. Has Selenium which is rarely found in other  foods:  Proper functioning of Thyroid gland.
10. Has vitamin B6, Thiamin, Niacin, Phosphorous and Potassium.
11. Has low Glycemic  Index Load of 36: Great food for the Diabetics.


Why is Quioa better than other Milllets?


Feature

Quinoa

Other Millets

All the 9 Amino Acids

 Yes

No

Easy Digestibility

Yes

No

Easy Transition from Rice/Wheat

Yes

No

Versatility

Vast

Limited

Easy Mixing with other foods

Yes

No

Taste

Great

Bitter




What makes Quinoa a clear winner?


FOOD

PROTEINS

FIBER

MINERALS

IRON

CALCIUM

In grams

In grams

in grams

in grams

in Mg

in Mg

Pearl Millet

10.6

1.3

2.3

16.9

38

Finger Millet

7.3

3.6

2.7

3.9

344

Foxtail Millet

12.3

8.0

3.3

2.8

31

Proso Millet

12.5

2.2

1.9

0.8

14

Kodo Millet

8.3

9.0

2.6

0.5

27

Little Millet

7.7

7.6

1.5

9.3

17

Rice

6.8

0.2

0.6

0.7

10

Wheat

11.8

1.2

1.5

5.3

41

Quinoa

14

14.93

3.0

13.2

148

Quinoa Position

1

1

2

2

2