Contrary to popular belief, quinoa is not grain but rather a highly nutritious veggie seed. It is related to spinach and beets and it delivers an extremely rare veggie-sourced complete protein with all the nine essential amino acids.
Quinoa Health Benefits: from protein to anti-inflammatory
Rice and beans deliver all the nine essential amino acids only when eaten together. Most grains lack isoleucine and lysine, and need to be consumed with a legume in order to become complete. Quinoa, which has been long used in South America, is a low-fat, fiber-dense, high-protein, vitamin-, mineral-, and nutrient-packed seed….Readmore