One fact that many people do not know about quinoa is that it is actually a complete protein. Great for vegetarians, or anyone choosing to eat less animal products. Only 1 cup of quinoa has 9 grams of protein - slightly more than 1 medium sized egg.
Try adding quinoa to your diet - it's great in salads, soups, as a side dish, or even as the main dish mixed with veggies and spices.
Here is an article explaining some of the known benefits of Quinoa.
Vancouver Naturopath: Vancouver Naturopathic Doctor Krista Moyer