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Organic Quinoa Grain 1kg

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Organic Quinoa Grain 1kg

Made and sold by: Wholefood Earth

Country of Origin: Peru

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    Description

    Quinoa isn't a grain at all but is technically a fruit. Quinoa comes from South America where it has grown for more than 5,000 years in and around the Andes Mountains.

    Quinoa protein-packed grain contains every amino acid, and is particularly rich in lysine, which promotes healthy tissue growth throughout the body. Quinoa is also a good source of iron, magnesium, vitamin E, potassium, and fibre. It looks a bit like couscous and is as versatile as rice, but quinoa has a richer, nuttier flavour than either of them.

    Quinoa is easy to prepare and its fluffy texture and slightly nutty flavour make it an excellent alternative to white rice or couscous. When cooked, its grains quadruple in size and become almost translucent.

    Quinoa can be prepared much like rice. It should usually be rinsed or soaked before use to remove its bitter coating, so check packet instructions. Bring two cups of water to the boil to one cup of grain, cover, simmer and cook for approximately 15 minutes or until the germ separates from the seed. The cooked germ should have a slight bite to it (al dente).
    May contain nuts, celery, mustard or sesame seeds.

    Certified Organic by Soil Association.

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    Produced by: Wholefood Earth

    Country of Origin

    Peru

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    Ingredients

    Organic Quinoa Grain

    Nutrition

    Typical value Per serving (1kg) Per 100g
    Energy Content (kcal) 368
    Fat (g) 6.07
    Carbohydrate (g) 64.16
    Fibre (g) 7
    Protein (g) 14.12
    Vitamin A (mcg) 14
    Vitamin E (mg) 2.44
    Thiamin (mg) 0.36
    Riboflavin (mg) 0.318
    Niacin (mg) 1.52
    Potassium (mg) 563
    Calcium (mg) 47
    Phosphorus (mg) 457
    Magnesium (mg) 197
    Iron (mg) 4.57
    Zinc (mg) 3.1
    Copper (mg) 0.59
    Manganese (mg) 2.003
    Selenium (mcg) 8.5

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