grain part – Quinoa


Quinoa is a highly sought after food source due to its whole grains; providing significant levels of digestible complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre. Additionally, quinoa is considered a high quality, complete protein source that is also plant-based. Therefore making it a useful dietary option for vegetarians and vegans to attain all essential amino acids

Quinoa is a source of high levels of various vitamins such as thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and vitamin B6; and minerals such as iron, zinc, magnesium and folate.

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