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quinoa

(kĭ-nō′ă, kēn′wa) [Sp. quinua fr Quechua (an indigenous language in the Andes Mountains), kinua, kinwa]
A protein-rich seed consumed as a staple in Peru and other Andean nations. It has a lower glycemic index than many grains (for which it serves as a food substitute), is gluten-free, contains about 15% protein by weight, and is a source of all essential amino acids.
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Kamut Khorasan wheat (a protein-packed ancient form of wheat with a rich, buttery flavor), sorghum and teff (the world's tiniest grain) are other ancient grains gaining a following with health-conscious shoppers, says Bob Goldstein, president of Hodgson Mill, a company that offers seasoned Quinoa, Pearled Sorghum, Teff and Kamut Khorasan Wheat side dishes that cook in just 15 to 20 minutes on the stove.
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Thanks to global advertising and promotion lately, including the declaration of '2013 - the International Year of Quinoa', the food has seen a rising demand beyond South America.
A couple of years ago, this market would have been teeming with sellers and their sacks of black, yellow and red quinoa. But not any more.
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There is high availability for quinoa in our market so it is quite easy to find.
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This grain presents in its composition vitamins C, E, B complex, minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus, besides good quality (linoleic and linolenic) isoflavones and lipids, which give quinoa considerable antioxidant properties.
[USPRwire, Tue Jul 30 2019] Introduction: Quinoa is a member of the goosefoot family of flowering plants, also referred to as Chenopodiaceous.
WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking to change up that sugary bowl of cold cereal, quinoa and amaranth are nutritious alternatives.