Saturday, August 28, 2010

Facts About Quinoa Nutrition

Quinoa Nutrition Facts
Copyright By Merlene Bishop

Quinua (pronounced keen-wa) is a "new" old food, a grain that comes from the high plains of the Andes Mountains of South America that was a staple food of the Inca civilization, along with corn and potatoes
It has been called the supergain of the future because it contains more protein than any other grain. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa),  comes from the Andes  Mountains of South America. Quinoa's origins are truly ancient. It was one of  the three staple foods, along with corn and potatoes, of the Inca civilization. Quinoa was known then, and still is known, as the mother grain. It is called the "Supergrain of the Future." In fact, some varieties are more than 20 percent protein and has an amino acid balance similar to milk.Quinoa also has starch, fiber, oil, minerals and vitamins. It has a delicious flavor and is easy to digest and can be substituted for nearly every grain that is listed in recipes. It is simple and fast to prepare, can be used in any dish from soup to salad, and best of all, kids love it.

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