QUINOA: THE SUPERGRAIN OF THE ANDES
This pearl-shaped, nearly perfect nutrition source was so revered by the Incans that they called it “chisaya mama” or “mother grain.” We call it nutty, delicious and endlessly versatile. Recent quinoa news: learn about the impact of Alter Eco quinoa
- Quinoa is actually an edible seed related to beets, spinach and tumbleweeds
- This ancient grain has been in cultivation for over 4,000 years.
- NASA is considering quinoa for its Controlled Ecological Life Support System (CELSS) due to its high protein, mineral and antioxidant concentrations.