Quinoa is so healthy that it would be wrong not to include it in your diet. These facts will convince you of this.
✔ Quinoa has a record amount of protein, far more than wheat, rice, oats, rye, and barley. This cereal should definitely be included in the diet of vegetarians, and it will be useful for meat-eaters.
✔ Quinoa does not contain gluten, so people suffering from its intolerance can expand the menu with this cereal. There are also flour products made from processed quinoa grits.
✔ The birthplace of quinoa is the coast of Lake Titicaca, which is located in the Andes.
✔ Quinoa was first introduced to North America in 1982 and quickly gained popularity among gourmets.
✔ Quinoa is the fruit of a fruit, its grains resemble buckwheat. It can vary in color – red, purple, black, or beige.
✔ Quinoa groats are rich in phosphorus, iron, calcium, zinc, and contain B vitamins.
✔ Quinoa is useful for people suffering from diabetes mellitus, overweight, diseases of the cardiovascular system. It will strengthen bones and calm the nervous system.
✔ Quinoa seeds have a bitter-tasting shell. That is why insects and rodents bypass it – because of this, the yield of quinoa is very high.
Well, are you already halfway to the store?