Quinoa is an edible seed that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious people. It’s loaded with many important nutrients and is one of the world’s most popular health foods.

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Here are some health benefits of quinoa:

Very Nutritious: it contains protein, fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B3 (niacin) and vitamin E.

Quinoa is naturally gluten-free. Using it instead of typical gluten-free ingredients can increase the antioxidant and nutrient value of your diet when you’re avoiding gluten.

It has a low glycemic index, which is good for blood sugar control.

While not directly a health benefit, the fact that quinoa is very easy to incorporate into your diet is nonetheless important. It’s also tasty and goes well with many foods.

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It has beneficial effects on metabolic health.

Quinoa appears to be very high in antioxidants. Sprouting increases their antioxidant levels even further.

Source: www.healthline.com