There was a time rice was the only grain in town. Not anymore.
Quinoa has emerged as a healthy alternative. It has already taken rice’s place in many recipes.
But if you love rice, the news isn’t all bad. Both grains have health benefits.
You could argue that comparing quinoa with rice isn’t fair, because quinoa isn’t actually a grain. It’s the seed of the goosefoot plant and
But quinoa is known as a pseudocereal because it’s cooked and eaten like a grain and has a similar nutritional profile.
The benefits of quinoa
- It’s a complete protein.
- It’s high in fiber.
- It’s high in minerals.
Quinoa is nutrient-rich and has significant health benefits, including:
It’s a complete protein
For such a tiny seed, quinoa has a lot of protein: One cup cooked has