Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and very nutritious; it has become
popular as an excellent source of plant-based complete protein,
similar to animal proteins. In fact, quinoa contains up to 50 percent
more protein than other common grains, and it is also rich in other
essential nutrients such as ALA Omega3, antioxidant, vitamins and
minerals and insurable fiber that are needed to maintain a healthy
digestive system, it also provides volume to the diet and makes us
feel full without adding any extra calories.
Quinoa also provides significantly more calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc when compared to other grains. Quinoa is high in a specific type of antioxidant called flavonoids, it helps to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, and the reduction of inflammation, a risk factor for chronic diseases.