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10 of 17 Superfoods That Fight Disease

Posted by on Dec. 21, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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Quinoa

Why it's super: Packed with a variety of nutrients, including iron and copper, it's no wonder the Incas deemed this ancient seed "the mother of all grains." Quinoa contains all the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein (perfect for vegans and vegetarians). It is also a great source of magnesium, which relaxes blood vessels and has been found to reduce the frequency of migraines. Researchers have found that consuming dietary fiber, specifically from whole-grain products such as quinoa, reduces the risk of high blood pressure and heart attack.

How to enjoy it: Keep your ticker in top shape by substituting quinoa for rice or pasta in your next meal. It makes a great base for seafood dishes and mixes well with beans.

Do you eat Quinoa? 

by on Dec. 21, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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terri76
by Gold Member on Dec. 22, 2013 at 12:11 AM

I have never had it. But i want to try it!!

sweetheart4171
by Peggy on Dec. 28, 2013 at 2:23 PM

I have never tried it

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