Quinoa contains more vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants than any other grain. Some of the nutritional benefits
Quinoa is one of the only cereals that is considered a – complete source of protein” because it includes all nine essential amino acids.
Nasa provided quinoa to its astronauts in space trips due to its exceptional nutritional contents
Quinoa is not only high in protein, but it is also low on calories and carbs! Quinoa also contains vital minerals, such as magnesium, iron, tryptophan, copper and phosphorous!
So quinoa’s high magnesium content relaxes the blood vessels, giving you a good cardiovascular health… but did you know that this also helps fight against those annoying migraines?
Quinoa is gluten free and rich in fiber and starch, which are ideal for digestion. In fact, quinoa has twice as much fiber as oatmeal!
Quinoa contains high levels of micronutrients that are related to muscle growth. Quinoa not only helps maintain your existing muscles, but also helps build more muscle.
Quinoa’s high magnesium content makes it the perfect food for good cardiovascular health, as magnesium is the mineral most responsible for relaxing blood vessels.
There’s more? Yes! After exercising, quinoa’s potassium content helps to pump body fluids from the blood stream to your muscles, helping to prevent cramping. Additionally, the vitamin B contents on quinoa help you recover faster!
Quinoa’s historical data suggests its predominance in Andean region 4,000 years ago.It bore religious significance to the Incas and was the main staple of the Andeans.In the 15th Century, the Spanish Conquistadors burnt the crops, restricting it to the Mountain regions. In 1987, the visit of Queen of Spain brought the culture of the Andean region into international focus and Quinoa became an instant favorite with the royal family and it soon was recommended as the best health food alternative to wheat by the doctors. Post the drug-mafia extermination in Columbia, the U.S.Government gave a fillip to Quinoa. The rapid adoption of Quinoa in the diet by hundreds of thousands across America and Europe made it a Star Super Food.