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The Benefits of Quinoa

By Edited Feb 19, 2014 0 0

Quinoa is a grain that grows high atop the mountains. These high elevations help the grain preserve taste and quality, and there is not  a question that it is a health food with a magnitude of benefits packed inside. Adding Quinoa to your diet could benefit your life more than what you ever imagined. Here we will examine some of the many health benefits that come when you decide to add the grain to the menu.

One of the benefits of Quinoa is that it is high in fiber. The recommended daily amount of fiber that an individual should consume ranges between 25 and 38 grams daily. Sadly less than 50% of all adults are actually getting this amount. With the addition of this delicious and filling grain you can be sure that your dietary and digestive tracts will be functioning at their best.  

Along with that fiber content you will also find the high protein count to benefit you. This makes it really easy to get the amount of protein that you need each day without eating a lot of meats.

Quinoa is super easy and quick to prepare, and people will enjoy the fact that it can be added to breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as to snacks, appetizers and desserts. The wonderful versatility of this grain is second to none. And, you can prepare a delicious batch of the food in about 15 to 20 minutes.

There’s a ton of vitamins and nutrients found inside of this grain. Those vitamins and nutrients help you get the recommended daily percent needed to stay healthy. Among those vitamins and nutrients are amino acid, vitamin A, vitamin C and others. Riboflavin is found inside, which can help improve migraine headaches and increase  metabolism. There is no gluten inside of the grain, and only 172 calories per cup! Amino acids are also packed inside of the delicious grain.

These are just a handful of the many benefits that can come your way with the addition of Quinoa to your menu. Discovering all of the benefits of Quinoa for yourself is not a decision that you are going to regret. One thing is certain –you cannot go wrong when you add Quinoa to your life. It has so many great things inside of it that your body needs plus lots of versatility so you cannot go wrong!



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