January Healthy Eating Focus: Quinoa
Discovering the Ancient Grain, Quinoa
Most people think of grains as carbohydrates, but this ancient grain, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is both a carbohydrate and a complete protein. This means the grain contains all 9 essential amino acids we need to build and repair proteins in our body. The Incas fed this ancient grain to their warriors for stamina and long life. It was so sacred, the emperor himself would sow the season’s first seeds. Read More...