WHAT IS QUINOA FLOUR?
Quinoa Flour is one of the oldest cultivated grains in the world, having been a staple grain in the diet of the Incas. Quinoa Flour can be used as an ingredient when making bread or other savoury dishes. Alternatively, Quinoa Flour can be mixed as a convenient shake with carbohydrate and protein powders.
Quinoa Flour comes from the Quinoa grain that is cultivated across parts of South America. In recognition of the nutritional value of Quinoa, 2013 was declared ‘International Year of Quinoa’ by the United Nations.
BENEFITS OF QUINOA FLOUR
- Source of protein
- 2013 was International Year of Quinoa
- Ideal for home baking
- Source of fibre
WHO IS QUINOA FLOUR SUITABLE FOR?
Quinoa Flour is suitable for those looking for a vegan source of protein. It can also be used to increase carbohydrate intake.Disclaimer: Implied results may vary. Individuals will respond differently. Implied results assume an appropriate nutrition and training plan.
Quinoa Flour Ingredients
100% Quinoa Flour.
Quinoa Flour Nutrition Information
Per 50g Serving:
Energy kJ/Kcal 732/175, Carbohydrate 29.9g, Protein 7.1g, Fat 2.85g, Fibre 2.56g, Salt trace.
Energy kJ/Kcal 1464/350, Carbohydrate 59.8g, Protein 14.2g, Fat 5.7g, Fibre 5.1g, Salt trace.
Vegetarians & Vegans.
None directly, but manufactured in a facility that handles Soya, Nuts, Sesame and Gluten.
Mix 1.5 scoops (approximately 50g) with 300-350ml water.
Quinoa Flour can be used for preparing foods such as bread, cous cous and salads.
There are no direct synergists but Quinoa combines well with a range of Protein Powders to create a high protein meal replacement.