Quinoa helps you stay full for longer due to its protein content. It has a light texture that does not make you feel bloated or sluggish after eating. Quinoa grain still has plenty of energy giving carbohydrates, but only a small proportion are sugars.
Cooked quinoa can be eaten hot or cold as part of a main meal or as an accompaniment. It can be used in place of cous cous, bulghur wheat, rice or pasta. You can even make quinoa into a tasty sweet porridge.
Quinoa has an excellent nutritional profile including good levels of Folic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Vitamin B6, as well as the full profile of Amino Acids.