Quinoa is a super food, dubbed so by nutritionists and doctors for its plethora of health benefits.
More precisely a super grain, quinoa is derived from the seed of the quinoa plant, which is connected to the spinach family. Centuries ago, quinoa was the prime focus of the ancient Incan diet. However, today quinoa has become a popular North American health food for the following ten reasons…
1. Chalked Full of Essential Vitamins
Quinoa contains more vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants than any other grain. In fact, you’ll get an impressive list of vitamin B6, thiamin, niacin, potassium, and riboflavin, plus minerals like copper, zinc, magnesium, and folate, as well as the antioxidants phytonutrients quercetin and kaempferol, which lend anti-inflammatory and disease-fighting prowess to each bowl consumed.