You pronounce it KEEN Wah.

  • A cup of quinoa will give you around 127 calories, 2 grams of fat, 23.4 grams of carbohydrates (2 of those being fiber), and 4.5 grams of protein.
  • It is actually a relative of leafy green vegetables, like spinach and Swiss chard.
  •  Quinoa provides nine essential amino acids.
  • Quinoa is high in is magnesium, which helps to relax the blood vessels, reducing the rates of hypertension, heart disease, or heart arrhythmias.