Why is quinoa superfood at all?
Well, that’s easy. Because quinoa is a complete protein, unlike most other foods. Quinoa has adequate levels of all 9 essential amino acids.
It was believed earlier that the only reliable source of dietary protein was from animal products. But recently, even plant sources have been identified as comparable protein-rich foods, with quinoa, soy and sacha inchi seeds gaining popularity as ‘complete proteins‘.
But is quinoa superfood really that different from other protein containing foods? Continue reading