People who ate about 34 grams of whole grain per 1,000 kcal per day reduced their risk of premature death by 17%!
A study made by the Public Health School of Harvard concluded that eating a daily bowl of quinoa reduces the risk of premature death from cancer, heart disease, respiratory failure and diabetes by 17%, reports the British newspaper ‘The Daily Telegraph’.
Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. It may manifest itself in early symptoms like high blood pressure and elevated blood serum cholesterol. If unchecked, heart disease can lead to congestive heart failure, stroke, or cardiac arrest.
Do you know what's behind the food you are eating? Have you ever wondered why the average American has increased of 24 lbs in the past 10 years?
OA Quinoa is the perfect food for those people who want to eat healthy and stay fit!...
Although nutritional claims have varied over the years, one principle remains true: whole foods are your best defense against artificial ingredients. When you take a zucchini, an apple, or whole grain quinoa, and you prepare it yourself, you know that your food is free of processes that might have removed precious nutrients.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is new to many North Americans, but the people of Bolivia have enjoyed its nutritional benefits for five thousand years. Those who are just becoming familiar with this superfood may think that all quinoa is the same.
"Quinoa; something old is new again"
If you are looking for a Cinderella story these days, you might want to consider quinoa. Though largely ignored by the outside world since the fall of the Incan empire, quinoa remained an important dietary staple for Andean peasants down through the centuries.
The Bolivian proposal was supported by a steering committee from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, France and Peru:
United Nations declares 2013 the International Year of Quinoa
The General Assembly of the United Nations, during its 91st session, declared the year 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa (IYQ).
Quinoa, the “Golden Grain”, coveted by the world and exciting to Bolivia
Small snowflakes are diluted in the trenches of a newly opened land, previously parched and thirsty. Miguel Choque exhales the damp and cold air of the Bolivian highlands, smiles, and says that the snow is a good omen for planting quinoa.