A great Superfood By: Reagan Lemar

Benefits of eating quinoa

Quinoa can help with:


- Heart disease


-Breast Cancer

-Cardiovascular diseases


What vitamins and nutrients are found in quinoa?




-Vitamins B6 & E

-B2 (Riboflavin)


History of quinoa

-Quinoa originated from Peru & Bolivia

- Grew along Lake Titicaca

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Facts About Quinoa

- Quinoa actually isn't a grain. It is a relative of spinach and beets.

-There are more than 100 types of quinoa (120 to be exact)

-Quinoa is a complete protein. Complete proteins contain all nine of the essential amino acids, which can't be made by the body and therefore must come from food.


1/3 cup red quinoa

2/3 cup water

1 cup cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup diced cucumber

1/4 cup diced red onion

2 tablespoons lime juice

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin seed

salt and pepper (to taste)

1 avocado- peeled, pitted, and sliced