Quinoa

Quinoa-is-a-healthy-whole-grainQuinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) has risen in popularity over the years as a super-food/super-grain because it contains more protein than any other whole grain. It also has plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, and Calcium. Other nutrients in quinoa include vitamin B6, fiber, thiamine, magnesium, iron, and zinc. Like some other whole grains, it also contains cell-protecting antioxidants and polyphenols. Quinoa is also known for having all the essential nutrients to help regenerate skin and bones, and helps reduce inflammation. Recent studies have shown quinoa to even help treat migraines. It contains superoxide dismutase, an antioxidant that helps protect your cells from free radical damage.