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Grains BG13928 Grains Red Quinoa Bulk - 1x25LB

Grains BG13928 Grains Red Quinoa Bulk - 1x25LB
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Brand : Bulk Grains
Availability : Usually ships in 4-5 business days
Number of Items : 1
Size : #
Color : Red
EAN : 0026938538415
UPC : 026938538415

List Price : $210.34
Our Price : $141.29

Features Of  'Grains BG13928 Grains Red Quinoa Bulk - 1x25LB'
  • Bulk Grains 100% Organic Red Quinoa Bulk 25 Lbs
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Product Description
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has officially declared that the year 2013 be recognized as The International Year of the Quinoa. Proposed by the government of Bolivia and receiving strong support from many Central and South American countries, quinoa has now been singled out by the FAO as a food with high nutritive value, impressive biodiversity, and an important role to play in the achievement of food security worldwide. We realize that quinoa remains unfamiliar to many people, especially in the practical sense of cooking and recipes. But we hope that situation will change, given the remarkable nature of this easily-prepared, nutrient-rich food. Researchers have recently taken a close look at certain antioxidant phytonutrients in quinoa, and two flavonoid - quercetin and kaempferol - are now known to be provided by quinoa in especially concentrated amounts. In fact, the concentration of these two flavonoids in quinoa can sometimes be greater than their concentration in high-flavonoid berries like cranberry or lingonberry. Recent studies are providing us with a greatly expanded list of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in quinoa. This unique combination of anti-inflammatory compounds in quinoa may be the key to understanding preliminary animal studies that show decreased risk of inflammation-related problems (including obesity) when animals are fed quinoa on a daily basis. The list of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in quinoa is now known to include: polysaccharides like arabinans and rhamnogalacturonans; hydroxycinnamic and hydroxybenzoic acids; flavonoids like quercetin and kaempferol; and saponins including molecules derived from oleanic acid, hederagenin and serjanic acid. Small amounts of the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), are also provided by quinoa. In comparison to cereal grasses like wheat, quinoa is higher in fat content and can provide va
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