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Royal Quinoa, the superfood.

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The real quinoa is an increasingly known and appreciated food since its incredible flavor is joined by a very interesting contribution of vegetable proteins.

Originally from the Bolivian highlands, it has been cultivated for about 6,000 years and, traditionally, between 3000 and 4000 meters high. There is also a lot of tradition of its consumption and cultivation in Peru, nowadays it is also cultivated in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and other countries.

Quinoa real, un superalimento.

The quinoa has the special feature that it can be consumed as cereal, so it is also called pseudocereal. That is why we find most of its calories in the form of complex carbohydrates. It also contains about 16 grams of protein per 100 grams and unsaturated fats, because of its nutrient-rich composition, quinoa is undoubtedly one of the healthiest foods that exist.

In 1996 it was listed by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) as one of the crops with a great future for humanity, due to its various benefits and uses, above all, as a great source to alleviate malnutrition problems.

Quinoa and health.

These are some of the exceptional features it offers us:

  • The real quinoa is ideal for young children because it has no gluten and is very nutritious, being very convenient for the first porridge.
  • It’s perfect for celiacs because it doesn’t have gluten.
  • Highly recommended for vegetarians as it provides a lot of high quality protein and availability.
  • For all the people who want to expand their diet and be healthier. It contains less starch and more protein than most cereals.
  • Very important for diabetics as it has a low glycemic index.
  • For athletes and convalescent people who need to nourish themselves but with easily digestible foods.
  • For cholesterol since it provides fiber and vegetable proteins.
  • Ideal for weight control as it feeds and satisfies.
  • Quinoa real

    Quinoa nutritional information (per 100g dry)

  • 250 Calories.
  • 68 g. of Carbohydrates.
  • 13 g. of Proteins.
  • 4 g. of healthy fats.
  • The quinoa provides many essential amino acids as well as vitamins C, E, B1, B2, B3, E folic acid and minerals such as magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium.

    How is Quinoa cooked?

    It cooks very fast, between 12-15 minutes. Three measures of water and one of quinoa. It is usually prepared with vegetables.

    The quinoa is present in several of our products as in the oat, quinoa and vegetable burgers as well as in the quinoa and tofu sausages .