One of the best reasons to enjoy Quinoa Diet is because it has a high-protein content,which makes it a great cholesterol-free and low-fat source of protein for vegetarians and vegans. Quinoa is relatively low in calories.
One cup of cooked quinoa (185 g) provides 222 calories,3.4 grams of fat,3 grams of fiber and contains 8.14 grams of protein.
It's not surprising that quinoa supports good health,as it's one of the only plant foods that are a complete protein,offering all the essential amino acids in a healthy balance.
Not only is the protein complete,but also quinoa grains have a usually high ratio of protein to carbohydrate.
Quinoa is also highest of all the whole grains in potassium,which helps control blood pressure.
Quinoa is a more nutritious option for gluten free diets may be useful in reducing the risk for diabetes and helps you feel fuller longer. What's more, quinoa is gluten free, which makes it extremely useful to the celiac community. So enjoy tasty delicious recipes with health benefit.
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