How can we use: -
• Rinse quinoa in a sieve under water.
• Place the quinoa and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
• Reduce heat to low. Cover with lid and simmer until most of the liquid has been absorbed -- between 12-15 minutes. Remove from heat, fluff the quinoa with a fork to separate the grains, and serve.
• Cook it in vegetables, toss into smoothie, add in milk or soup, make salads, homemade veggie burgers and oatmeal.
Aids Tissue Repair and Growth
Quinoa is rich in lysine and high protein, which is important for tissue repair and growth. Quinoa is the only grain that contains this amino acid.
Promotes Weight Loss
Quinoa is rich in fiber higher than most grains and seeds. One cup of the Quinoa contains 2.5 grams of soluble fiber.
It is 20-hydroxyecdysone, a compound known to help with weight control. It also makes individuals absorb less fat from their diet.
The fiber in quinoa produces butyrate, an important fatty acid that turns off genes related to inflammation. And the B vitamins in quinoa reduce homocysteine levels (an inflammatory hormone) in the body.
Helps Treat Dandruff
Quinoa contains important minerals like calcium, iron, and phosphorus that seal moisture in the scalp to keep dandruff at bay.
The protein in quinoa also helps treats split ends. And the tyrosine in quinoa helps maintain the original colour of your hair.