Quinoa, White

R130 per kg

Regular white quinoa

White quinoa is a type of quinoa that is pale or ivory in color, and is the most commonly found variety of quinoa. It is a small, grain-like seed that is often used as a gluten-free alternative to traditional grains like rice, wheat, or barley.

Here are some potential health benefits of white quinoa:

  1. High in protein: White quinoa is a good source of plant-based protein, which is important for building and repairing tissues in the body, as well as supporting immune function.

  2. Gluten-free: White quinoa is naturally gluten-free, making it a great option for people who have celiac disease or gluten intolerance.

  3. Low glycemic index: Quinoa has a low glycemic index, which means it causes a slower rise in blood sugar levels and may help regulate blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity.

  4. High in fiber: White quinoa is also a good source of dietary fiber, which can help promote healthy digestion, regulate bowel movements, and keep you feeling full and satisfied.

  5. Rich in vitamins and minerals: White quinoa is a good source of several important vitamins and minerals, including iron, magnesium, and vitamin B6.

  6. Versatile: White quinoa is a versatile food that can be used in a variety of dishes, including salads, stews, and as a side dish. It can be cooked on its own or mixed with other ingredients for added flavor and texture.

It's important to note that while white quinoa is generally considered safe and nutritious, it may not be suitable for everyone. Some people may have an allergy or sensitivity to quinoa, and consuming large amounts of quinoa can potentially cause digestive issues. As with any new food or dietary change, it's recommended to consult with a healthcare provider or registered dietitian to determine if white quinoa is a good option for you.

Although amazing, it's worth mentioning that it's not grown locally here in South Africa, give SORGHUM a try - which is just as nutritious as quinoa, cheaper, and is grown right here in SA!

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