Once familiar with quinoa many are quickly sold on its subtle nutty taste, ease of preparation and impressive nutritional value. Quinoa is a total protein and is rich in anti-inflammatory phytonutrients – a plus for any autoimmune disease.
Quinoa (a seed) can be eaten like other grains or ground into a nutrient rich flour. It is unlike typical grains due to its rich protein content. Ounce for ounce, quinoa provides twice the amount of calcium than whole wheat. [Read more...]