キヌアQuinoa: One of the healthiest carbohydrate options from South America

Quinoa is a plant that, once cooked, provides similar nutrients to wheat and rice. It has a good amount of protein and fiber. Quinoa comes from the Andean region of South America (Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia).

Quinoa is a very delicious carbohydrate full of fiber that will help with your digestion as well as make you feel full for longer. This is ideal especially when dieting. Compared to white rice Quinoa is a lot more healthy. One cup of Quinoa compared to one cup of White rice stands as follows:

Quinoa has a higher carbohydrate to fiber ratio ( 12.82% vs 2.27%). 12.8% of the carbohydrates are dietary fiber. Quinoa has double the protein that rice has per cup (8g vs 4g).

Quinoa can be eaten with a salad as well as with protein. For example: Garlic Shrimp and Quinoa or Quinoa filled tomatoes. In the link down below you can find 25 delicious Quinoa recipes:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/melissaharrison/quinoa-recipes?utm_term=.urvpRxY3n#.egpZPz0gA

Quinoa is available to buy on Amazon.jp sold by KIRKLAND.

Try Quinoa out for yourself and let me know what you think!

All the best,

Jose

 

 

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