Quinoa is a grain native to the Andes, with high nutritional value and multiple health benefits at all stages of life. It is rich in vitamins of group B (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid), vitamin C and E. This grain is characterized by the quality of its proteins given by the content of essential amino acids (isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine , threonine, tryptophan and valine). It has a higher content of minerals such as Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium.
- A grain of high nutritional value, it has proteins, unsaturated fat acids and minerals.
- Thanks to its fiber content, higher than 6% per cent of the grain’s weight, it favors the intestinal transit, the development of beneficial bacteria and helps to prevent colon cancer.
- Gluten free food, appropriate for celiac disease patients.