Quinoa has been around for thousands of years and was once described as the “gold of the Incas”. Today it remains just as popular, both for its taste and for its health benefits.
It is a highly insoluble fiber and protein super-food. Quinoa holds the capacity to increase that “fuller” feeling after meals and still be light on the stomach.
Helps Control Blood Sugar and Reduces the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Aids Production of Red Blood Cells and Boosts Immunity System
This is done by the high amount of Folate, the highest concentrated vitamin in quinoa. Folate is a B-vitamin and is essential for healthy red blood cell development.
With quinoa, the total amount of cholesterol level and LDL or the bad cholesterol in the blood drops down. Furthermore, this leads to healthy blood pressure levels.
Accelerates Organ and Tissue Growth and Repair
Quinoa aids DNA repair and production in children as well as adults.
Rich in Fiber and Antioxidants
A certain type of antioxidants called Flavonoids, are richly found in quinoa. These antioxidants are known for their disease-preventing benefits for cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis and diabetes.
Quinoa is gluten free and easy to digest. Both of these work really well for the gut, keeping it healthy and happy.
The health benefits list of quinoa are just not limited to these. Quinoa also aids comfortable and deep sleep, fights constipation, promotes eye health, prevents strokes, DNA Repair and Production, eases cold and headaches.
Who is it for?
‘• for all who want to balance the organism
• vegans and vegetarians
• Athletes and active people
What ingredients does it contain?
100% Organic Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)
How and why it works?
Quinoa contains all 9 essential Amino Acids that make up the building blocks of the human body, Proteins.
Reduces Cholesterol Levels and Blood Pressure
It is incredibly easy to incorporate superfood quinoa into your healthy diet. It is a great addition to salads and forms a filling base for a complete vegetarian meal.
To cook quinoa, simply boil water, add raw quinoa (rinse it first) in a proportion 1 cup quinoa to 2 cups water, cook for 15 to 20 minutes, and then leave to cool or eat warm.
|Average nutritional facts||per 100g|
|Energy||368 Kcal / 1551 kJ|
|of which saturated||0-1,5g|
|of which sugars||0,5-4,5g|