Did You Know!?

  • A 1/4 cup of Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) has 172 calories, 2.8 grams of fat, 0 grams of cholesterol, 3 grams of fiber, 3 grams of sugar, and 6 grams of protein.
  • Quinoa is a good source of calcium, iron, phosphorous, vitamin E and several B vitamins, magnesium, manganese, and copper.
  • Quinoa has both soluble Dietary Fiber and In-soluble Dietary Fiber, the percentage is approximately 36% soluble fiber and 64% in-soluble fiber.
  • Quinoa is gluten free making it a great choice for those with gluten sensitivities.
  • Quinoa is only 35 on the GI chart making it a great grain for anyone worried about sugar spikes or anyone watching their weight.
  • Quiona is a balanced-amino-acid source of high quality protein.
  • Quinoa is a high-iron food that raises the hematocrit, delivers more oxygen to the brain, fights senility.
  • Quinoa can help those suffering from migraine headaches because it has the mineral magnesium which¬† helps relax blood vessels.
  • Quinoa has the amino acid Lysine in it which is helpful to those suffering from cold sores or herpes of any kind.¬† Lysine suppresses the herpes virus so instead of taking a Lysine pill eat Quinoa instead.
  • Quinoa is rich in riboflavin which is necessary for energy production.
  • The combination of protein and fiber in Quinoa makes it a very filling food which can aid in weight loss.