The Power of Quinoa

Quinoa is a great super food and low in calories, 1 cup contains 222 cals. Quinoa is versatile and easy to incorporate in your diet! Easily substitute rice or pasta for a cup of quinoa. Have fun making meals with quinoa, comment below your favourite meals.

Contains 9 essential amino acids

  • Gluten free
  • High fiber – can help with constipation and reduce high blood pressure
  • Potassium – works as an electrolyte and helps regulate the nerves, muscles and blood pressure
  • Protein- needed to build and repair tissues, bones, skin and more. Also contained in hair and nails
  • Calcium – needed for the optimal health of our bones, muscles, teeth, gums and nerves
  • Vitamin E- fights free radicals, repairs damaged skin and balances hormones.
  • Phosphorus- helps maintain strong bones and cognitive function while balancing the body’s pH levels and improving digestion.
  • B vitamins – helps improve brain and muscle cells
  • Iron – helps carry oxygen from the from cell to cell and all over the body including the brain
  • Magnesium – relaxes muscles and helps with migraines
  • Antioxidants – works to prevent disease by combating free radicals

Happy Eating!

 


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