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Australian Organic Quinoa pronounced 'keen-wa' is a gluten-free grain that is rich in essential amino acids, vitamin B2, E and A, and contains more iron than any other grain. Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) was cultivated and eaten by pre-Incan cultures 6000 years ago. The Incas considered it magical because of its high nutritional value calling it 'Chisiya mama' - mother grain. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization observes that Quinoa is closer to the ideal protein balance than any other common grain. Quinoa is one of the only known grains that provide all the essential amino acids needed by the human body. Quinoa is versatile, quick cooking and often used as an alternative to rice as a side which is great in salads and can even be served as a porridgeIngredients: Organic white quinoa seedNutritional Information:Av. Per 100gServing Size (g) 50Energy (kj)1712 Protein (g) 16.4 Fat Total (g) 7.8 Fat Saturated (g) 1 Carbohydrate (g) 68.4 Sugars (g) 1.7 Sodium (mg) 0.01Country of Origin: Australia