Quinoa is a gluten-free, whole-grain carbohydrate and a whole protein since it contains all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E, and various antioxidants. Quinoa also has a Low Glycemic Index, which is beneficial for blood sugar control.
- High in Fiber - Quinoa is high in fiber content which breaks down slowly in the body. This helps control appetite as it gives you a full stomach feeling for a longer time.
- Good Heart Health - Quinoa provides vitamin E, an antioxidant compound that may help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease & certain eye disorders.
- Good Source of Iron - Rich in iron, quinoa is essential to maintain healthy hemoglobin, a compound that carries the oxygen in the blood - supporting energy and cell function in the body.