Have you been hearing a lot lately about this new type of rice called Quinoa? It seems to be appearing in many food magazines and I have seen it lately on food TV shows quite a bit. Wondering what is the deal with Quinoa and why it’s becoming more and more popular.
We have a few Quinoa fun facts below.
- High in Protein – 8.14 grams of protein in 1 cup of cooked Quinoa
- Cholesterol free
- Low in fat
- Good source of fiber
- Good source of iron
- Good source of magnesium
It’s also a versatile food as you can eat it by itself, in salads, with meat or any similar combination. For these reasons and more, Quinoa is in high demand now.