Most nutritionists and dieticians would probably encourage the use of Quinoa in a diet as it is considered one of the healthiest ways for natural weight loss, not to mention that is by far one of the most nutritious ingredients to ever hit the supermarket shelves, in fact Quinoa contains 5 times more calcium that animal protein and 9 times more iron than that found in a single serving of meat.
Ingredients: 100% organic quinoa white seeds
One of the reasons it is an effective food for naural weight loss is that is has a low Glycaemic Index Product. A Quinoa diet is rich in protein and consists of all of the nine most important amino acids essential for the development of tissues in the human body. This type of protein includes the nine essential amino acids namely:
Among the top Quinoa nutritional facts worth knowing are as follows:
Quinoa has a high level of protein. Compared with other grains, it provides a wider and more properly balanced variety of amino acids (which are the building blocks of protein).
It is also a great source of magnesium and menganese. Magnesium is a mineral that aids in relaxing the blood vessels. It is proven effective for people who have migraines because it prevents constriction and rebound dilation in blood vessels that often tinggers migrain attacks. Since Quinoa magnesium, it dramatically reduces, if not totally eliminates, headaches and migraines.
It provides adequate amounts of vitamins A and B2, as well as dietary fibers. Vitamin B2, otherwise known as Riboflavin, is necessary in reducing migraine attacks by helping improve brain and muscle cell metabolism.
It is rich in minerals like iron, phosphorus, copper and zinc
Quinoa is gluten free. Since it has a one-of-a-kind consistency and texture, chef or even health buff formulate their own recipes with Quinoa. They use it is recipes the same way as couscous rice. Moreover, today's diet-concious consumers prefer gluten free Quinoa bread over the usual bread with flour, egg and butter.
Of course, there are a lot of other nutritional benefits from Quinoa aside from the ones previously mentioned.
It is not only a great alternative to rice and other grains but it is also rich in Calcium. This provides for promotes stronger and healthier bones. In its whole grain from, Quinoa is said to be effective in the prevention and treatment of altherosclerosis, breast cancer, diabetes and insulin resistance. It is highly recommended by doctors the world over because it does not feed any type of fungi and bacteria in the body. As a prebiotic, Quinoa feeds the god bacteria called 'microflora' in the intestines. Aside from this, it is easily digested which promotes optimal nutrient absorption.