Quinoa is a plant based superfood cultivated for its edible seeds. Although, it is only recent that quinoa have become a fad all across because of its high nutrient content, it has been eaten in South America for centuries.
What makes quinoa stand out is its content of all the essential nine amino acids in it. Also, it is found that it contains huge amount of fiber as well as protein and also various vitamins and minerals.
It is also said to have two very important flavonoids that are anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, antidepressants as well as anti-cancer.
And, high amount of fiber is said to be found that helps in the reduction of blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, and help in weight reduction as fiber helps in keeping the stomach full for longer hours.
Quinoa is also said to be high in plant based protein as well as gluten-free that aids in metabolism. It is also said to be high in antioxidants as well as iron and magnesium. And it has low glycemic level which is said to be good for diabetes. Overall, quinoa is a newly discovered superfood recommended by health experts.