Delight your family members and guests with this red version of a nutritious grain.
Quinoa was of great nutritional importance in pre-Columbian Andean civilizations, being secondary only to the potato, and followed in third place by corn. In contemporary times this crop has come to be highly appreciated for its nutritional value, as its protein content (12%-18%) is very high. Unlike wheat or rice (which are low in lysine), quinoa contains abalanced set of essential amino acids for humans, making it an unusually complete foodstuff. This means it takes less quinoa protein to meet one’s needs than wheat protein. It is a good source of dietary fiber and phosphorus and is high in magnesium and iron. Quinoa is gluten free and considered easy to digest.
Lastly, quinoa may be germinated in its raw form to boost its nutritional value. Germination activates its natural enzymes and multiplies its vitamin and mineral content. Its easy to sprout. Try it! You’ll have sprouts in a day or two. Sprouting besides enhancing its nutritional value, softens the grains, making them suitable to be tossed into salads and other alive foods.
Our organic quinoa is from Bolivia. Those in the know say Bolivian quinoa is the best.
Country of Origin: Bolivia
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