Red Quinoa ORGANIC 50g

Red Quinoa ORGANIC 50g

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Quinoa (keen-wah) has been cultivated for over 5,000 years and came from South America. Although classified as a grain it is actually the fruit of the Goosefoot plant. It is a small, round grain and is used in everything from breakfast cereal, soups, stews, salads and breads.

Quinoa seed is high in protein, calcium and iron, a relatively good source of vitamins E, C and several of the B group. Also contains fibre. It has an almost perfect balance of all eight essential amino acids needed for tissue growth. Quinoa is a balanced amino acid source of high quality, complete protein with a low glycaemic index. Quinoa also contains albumin and has no gluten containing ingredients.

Nutritional values per 100g : Energy 1539 kJ / 368 Kcal, Protein 14.1, Fat 6.1, Carbohydrates 57.1, Dietary fibre 7. Moisture 14, Minerals : calcium, phosphur, potassium, magnesium, iron, sodium, zinc, Vitamins : A, Niacin, B1, B2, B6, C.