1 – Is quinoa fattening?
Quinoa has more protein than all other grains and the protein in quinoa contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein. Protein intake can increase metabolism and help reduce appetite. According to a study, in comparison to wheat and rice, quinoa was found to provide greater satiety, making it an excellent alternative for weight loss and management.
Nutritional value of quinoa per 100g (cooked):
- How many calories in quinoa – 120
- How much protein in quinoa – 4.4g
- How many carbs in quinoa – 21g
- What is the fat content of quinoa – 1.9g