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Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa

Quinoa, although a very ancient grain, is being termed the ‘grain of the future’. This grain has a lot of health benefits. Let us take a look at some of them. Quinoa is one of the most protein rich foods. The benefit of eating quinoa is that it is a complete protein which consist of all 9 essential amino acids.

When compared to other grains, quinoa consists double the fiber. Eating fiber rich grains help in relieving and preventing constipation. The fiber is also helpful in reducing heart diseases and controlling diabetes. This is also helpful for people who want to lose weight.

Quinoa is rich in iron which is very essential for blood. The hemoglobin in blood is formed by Iron. Eating this grain will help people overcome Iron deficiency. Quinoa is also rich in Lysine which is very helpful for tissue growth and repair.

People who have magnesium deficiency can benefit from eating Quinoa as it is very rich in magnesium. Magnesium is useful for relaxing blood vessels. This helps in alleviating migraines. It can also reduce Type 2 diabetes by promoting healthy blood sugar control.


Quinoa has high amounts of Vitamin B2 and manganese. Vitamin B2 is helpful for metabolism within human cells. Manganese is a good antioxidant which protects red blood cells. These are some of the wonderful health benefits of Quinoa ‘The grain of the future’.

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