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Quinoa is also pronounced as “keen-o-wah”. It is completely gluten-free, it is not a cereal grain. a staple food of the Incas.
Quinoa-sacred crop, it also called as ”mother of all grain”.
When to take Quinoa:
Quinoa is versatile it blends with other foods. perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.It helps to lose weight.
Health Benefits of Quinoa:
Quinoa has high fiber content, Low GI(Glycemic Index) and has more calcium than milk. The antioxidants in quinoa may help to combat heart disease and cancer. Quinoa is a complete protein.it has rich anti-inflammatory compounds and high in Dietary Fibre.
Types of Quinoa:
White, red and black are the three main types of quinoa.
White quinoa has the most neutral flavor.
How to use Quinoa:
Saponin coatings should be removed by soaking and then rinsing.
Saponin is naturally occurring plant chemicals.
Saponins found in quinoa has toxins; so if no removed may result in stomach upsets.
Note: Quinoa can benefit thyroid issues as it is gluten-free
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