Quinoa, which grows in the Andes in South America and dates back to the Incas, has started to be cultivated around the world in recent years thanks to its high adaptability. Long used by the peoples of South America, quinoa has become a popular food with the discovery of its nutritional value. Quinoa was used by NASA to meet the nutritional needs of astronauts. 2013 was declared the year of quinoa by the United Nations and named as the plant that will save the world from hunger.

Quinoa ;

Quality and high protein content, amino acids that the human body can not produce,
High fiber.
It has many nutritional values that are necessary for human beings such as calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, zinc, vitamins.
Quinoa is an important food for celiac patients because it does not contain gluten.

You can enrich your meals by adding them to your rice, soup, cake, bread and salads.

Nutrition Facts for 100 g

Energy 1655kJ/392Kcal
Carbs 67.6 g
Sugar 2.7 g
Fat 4.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Protein 14.0 g
Salt 0.3 g
Fiber 11.0 g