Category: Quinoa


The Many Benefits Of Quinoa

Being that I was both unhealthy and getting angry at some of the things that I had been learning about industrial farming, I decided that it was time for me to go vegan.  Of course, because I had been an omnivore for my entire adult life, I really did not know exactly how I ought to go about setting up a healthy diet.  I knew that one of the biggest concerns for any vegan is that they need to find a good source of protein.  I also understood that I would be able to get a lot of protein from things like beans and nuts, but I was not sure if that would be enough to supplement a diet that would consist almost entirely of fruits and vegetables.  I also did not want to fill my diet with too many carbs, and so I wanted to make sure that whatever carbs I was eating would be good for me.

Thankfully, I stumbled upon a website that discussed the benefits of quinoa, and I found all of the info on the site to be absolutely fascinating. Quinoa is a whole grain that provides a complete protein while also not overloading you with carbs.  I also found that it is a food that can help you to feel full for a longer period of time because it takes a little bit longer to digest than a lot of other grains do.  All of the info that I found on this site was extremely helpful, and so I decided to buy some quinoa and find different ways of cooking it.

benefits of quinoa

There are, in fact, a whole lot of ways to cook quinoa, and it is even pretty tasty all on its own.  Using the web, I was able to find a number of different recipes that I found to be useful, and I have really enjoyed every single dish that I have made with quinoa.  This has really helped me to supplement my diet and make sure that I have all of the nutrients that I need to stay healthy.