Organic White Quinoa 1 Kilo | The Herbalist Of Asia
What is Quinoa? Quinoa is one of the world’s most popular health foods. Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
This is the nutrient content in 1 cup (185 grams) of cooked quinoa
Protein: 8 grams.
Fiber: 5 grams.
Manganese: 58% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA).
Magnesium: 30% of the RDA.
Phosphorus: 28% of the RDA.
Folate: 19% of the RDA.
Copper: 18% of the RDA.
Iron: 15% of the RDA.
Zinc: 13% of the RDA.
Potassium 9% of the RDA.
Over 10% of the RDA for vitamins B1, B2 and B6.
Small amounts of calcium, B3 (niacin) and vitamin E.
Contains the Plant Compounds Quercetin and Kaempferol
Very High in Fiber, Much Higher Than Most Grains
Gluten-Free and Perfect for People With Gluten Intolerance
Very High in Protein, With All the Essential Amino Acids
Has a Low Glycemic Index, Which is Good for Blood Sugar Control
High in Important Minerals Like Iron and Magnesium
Has Beneficial Effects on Metabolic Health
Very High in Antioxidants
May Help You Lose Weight
Easy to Incorporate Into Your Diet
It can be ready to eat in as little as 15–20 minutes:
Put 2 cups (240 ml) of water in a pot, turn up the heat.
Add 1 cup (170 grams) of raw quinoa, with a dash of salt.
Boil for 15–20 minutes.
Suggested Use: Cooking quinoa is very similar to cooking rice. Slightly rinse then boil 1:2 Quinoa to water ratio for about 20 minutes or until the kernel has popped open. Quinoa can be enjoyed as a rice substitute or as healthy addition to salads and other dishes.
Ingredients: 100% Quinoa
Contains: No artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.