(Chenopodium quinoa L.)
Quinoa is used in cooking and medicine. Quinoa, due to its composition, is very beneficial for promoting overall strength and health of the body: from bones and tissue to the internal organs. Frequent consumption of quinoa helps strengthen bones and consequently prevent many diseases, such as arthritis. This plant is essential for anyone, who suffers from diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. It can also help get rid of migraines and severe headaches. In addition, quinoa helps purge the body of all the harmful substances, toxins and regulates cholesterol levels.
Quinoa contains more protein than any grain. Besides proteins, quinoa also contains carbohydrates, fats, fiber, vitamins and group B minerals. Quinoa is also rich in phosphorus, iron, calcium and zinc.
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