Eat Quinoa to Lose Weight
Quinoa has five grams of fiber per cup cooked. "A high-fiber diet is typically the missing element of weight loss.
Ehsani believes fiber keeps a person satisfied longer, reducing the likelihood of overeating at meals or snacking between meals.
"For the bulk of quinoa, it packs not a lot of calories," says Genki Nutrition owner Jonathan Valdez,
Nutrition and Dietetics representative. "More volume = more satiety, which aids weight loss."
Quinoa has eight grams of protein per cup. It is a complete protein with all nine necessary amino acids.
"Quinoa increases satiety when cooked with lean meats and vegetables," explains Valdez.
"Manganese is an essential nutrient that supports bone health, reduces inflammation and disease risk