Benefits of Quinoa: The Supergrain of the Future

Who would not want to reap the benefits of this amazing  superfood?

  1. Quinoa Contains Bio-active Substances Called Quercetin and Kaempferol.
    In fact, the quercetin content of quinoa is even higher than typical highquercetin foods like cranberries with anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-cancer and anti-depressant effects.
  2. It is Very High in Fibre… Much Higher Than Most Grains
  3. There are numerous studies showing that soluble fibre can help reduce blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, increase fullness and help with weight loss.
  4. Quinoa is Gluten Free and Perfect For People With Gluten Intolerance.
    By using quinoa instead of typical gluten-free ingredients like refined tapioca, potato, corn and rice flour, it can dramatically increase the nutrient and antioxidant value of the diet.
  5. Quinoa is Very High in Protein, With All The Essential Amino Acids That we need.
  6. Quinoa Has a Low Glycemic Index.
    Quinoa has a glycemic index of 53, which is considered low. However… it’s important to keep in mind that quinoa is still pretty high in carbs, so it is not a good choice for a low carb diet.
  7. It is High in Minerals That Most People Don’t Get Enough of, Especially Magnesium( for woman). However, by soaking and/or sprouting the quinoa before cooking it, you can
    reduce the phytic acid content and make these minerals more bio-available.
  8. Quinoa May Have Some Major Benefits For Metabolic Health.
    The human study found that using quinoa instead of typical gluten-free breads and pastas significantly reduced blood sugar, insulin and triglyceride levels.
  9. Quinoa Is Weight Loss Friendly Food.
    Quinoa is high in fibre, protein and has a low glycemic index. These properties have all been linked to weight loss and improved health.

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