Quinoa

By: Drew Clouse

Some Health Benefits To Eating Quinoa

Some health benefits to eating quinoa is, it is one of the most protein packed foods we can eat. It has twice as much fiber than any other grain. It also is high im Riboflavin.

Diffrent Nutrients In Quinoa

Vitamin E, Vimamin B, Protien, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Magnesium, Proline, Manganese, and copper.

Quinoa Protein Bars!

Quinoa protein bars have, 376 calories, 13 grams of total fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans Fats, 3 micrograms of sodium, 63 grams of carbohydrates, 10 grams of dieary fiber, 33 grams of sugar, and 14 grams of protein!

History of quinoa

Quinoa was found in the Andean region of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia. The name quinoa comes from the Spanish spelling of Quechua name kinwa. Evidence shows a non-domesticated association with pastoral herding some 5,200 to 7,000 years ago.

Interesting Facts about quinoa

-Gluten Free

-Can be cooked in under 12 min.

-Quinoa can be red or black

-One serving of quinoa fills 48% of our daily magnesium needs

Resources

-http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-7314/interesting-facts-about-quinoa-infographic.html

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