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Grains are a rich source of fiber. It helps relieve constipation and prevent heart disease. Considering quinoa contains almost twice the fiber content than most grains, you can imagine how much more important it is. Fiber also lowers cholesterol and glucose levels, so quinoa is perfect for keeping those under control.

Routine of protein

Need more energy in your life? You can’t go wrong with quinoa. It’s a rich source of protein with all nine essential amino acids. From hair and nails to bone and tissue, protein is the building block of just about everything in your body. So it makes sense to have a routine for the proper intake of protein, don’t you think? Start your routine of protein with quinoa.

Iron throne of health

In Game of Thrones, you hear the word ‘iron’ thrown around a lot. Iron throne, iron price, etc. Well, iron plays just as important a role in your body as it does in GoT. It’s responsible for the distribution of oxygen in the body and forms the basis of hemoglobin. Seeing as how important iron is, it’s doubly important to have iron in your diet. Quinoa takes care of that.

Lysine to the rescue!

Your body goes through a lot of wear and tear. Well, lysine does a nice job of patching you up. It helps with tissue growth and repair. It also happens to be in quinoa, so win-win. But that doesn’t suggest you got hurt yourself or anything. Capisce?

Avoid the headache

Do you suffer from migraines? They’re such a headache, right? Well, you don’t need to worry about it anymore. All you need to worry about is eating quinoa, because it contains magnesium that helps alleviate migraines. It also helps reduce Type 2 Diabetes, so that’s two birds with one stone.

Can’t have enough of Riboflavin

Riboflavin, better known as vitamin B2, is a water-soluble vitamin that can’t be stored in the body. Hence, you need a daily dose of it. Bummer, isn’t it? Especially when you take into account the fact that it is essential in energy production.

Hurray for manganese!

We all agree energy production is an important part in the functioning of our body. Which is why magnesium is so important, because it protects the mitochondria during that process. It’s also an antioxidant, which prevents damage to cells by free radicals. This damage is believed to be a factor that leads to cancer, so hurray for manganese!

Strong to the bone

We’ve already talked about the benefit of magnesium in quinoa. But what we didn’t talk about is its ability to help prevent osteoporosis in people with magnesium deficiency. Milk isn’t the only way to strengthen your bones. There’s a new player in town and its name is quinoa.

A matter of the heart

You really must heart magnesium, because it can help prevent cardiovascular diseases as well. Adding quinoa to your daily diet can help alleviate your fears of heart disease. After all, if you’re going to love quinoa with all your heart, you need it to be healthy.

Diet 2.0

If you want to lose weight, you need to do one of two things. You need to either boost your metabolism or reduce your appetite. Luckily, quinoa helps you do both with its protein-rich content. So you know what you need to munch on the next time you decide to go on a diet.

Quinoa contains most of the important nutrients necessary for the proper functioning of your body. We’ve already established that. The question is, does your diet contain quinoa? Try our Quinoa Puffs and to get a healthy dose of the ‘Supergrain of the Future.’

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