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Focus on Whole Grains: Quinoa

Quinoa (keen-wa) is called the mother of all grains and for good reason. It has the highest protein content of all the grains along with high levels of phosphorus, magnesium, iron, linoleic acid, lysine, methionine, and cysteine. Typically, lysine and cysteine aren’t fond in high quantities in whole grains. When quinoa is paired with other foods, all of these help make a more complete protein.

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A Nutritionist’s Take on Whole Grains

What Are Whole Grains?

 

A grain can be called a whole grain when it still contains its original composition of a bran, germ, and endosperm. It can be processed in terms of rolled, cracked, or cooked, but still needs to have the word ‘whole’ in the ingredients.

How do You Know if You’re Buying Whole Grains?

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