This whole grain is growing in popularity, when cooked it has a light, yet satisfying texture (also gluten-free!). Quinoa can be used as a component of salads, as well as being a supplement for other grains in most dishes.

Quinoa has a well-rounded nutritional profile with high mineral contents, antioxidants and varied macronutrients, including good amounts of protein.

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Water71.61 g
Energy120 kcal
5 %
Protein4.4 g
Fats1.92 g
Carbs21.3 g
Fiber2.8 g
Sugars0.87 g
Calcium17 mg
1 %
Iron1.49 mg
10 %
Magnesium64 mg
18 %
Phosphorus152 mg
12 %
Potassium172 mg
4 %
Sodium7 mg
Zinc1.09 mg
12 %
Copper0.192 mg
22 %
Manganese0.631 mg
39 %
Selenium2.8 µg
5 %
Vit C0 mg
Thiamin0.107 mg
11 %
Riboflavin0.11 mg
11 %
Niacin0.412 mg
3 %
Vit B60.123 mg
10 %
Folate42 µg
11 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A0 µg
Vit E0.63 mg
4 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K0 µg
Sat Fat0.231 g
Mono Fat0.528 g
Poly Fat1.078 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg