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London Super Food Canihua : Grains : Orgaic, 500 gm

London Super Food Canihua : Grains : Orgaic, 500 gm

AED 38.00

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Quick overview

Most nutritional Andean grain

“This ‘baby quinoa’ is no baby! Richer than Quinoa in Protein, Iron, Fibre, Vit B & Antioxidants, it was served only to the Inca Emperor & his Court”

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Additional Info

Scientific name of Canihua is Chenopodium Pallidicaule. It was served only to the Inca Emperor & his court. It’s called ‘baby quinoa’ because it looks like the smaller version of Quinoa Red. Locals in Peru, Mexico belt call it the ‘Father of Quinoa’ since they know that it’s nutritionally far better than Quinoa. It is the latest Super Food from Andes.

Protein: Source of ‘complete protein’
Has more protein than Quinoa & Amaranth.
Carbohydrate: High P/C ratio.
Fiber: High on Fibre. Twice that in Quinoa Pearl & slightly lesser than
Amaranth & thrice that in Oatmeal
Cholesterol: Zero Cholesterol
Fat: Zero Trans Fat

MINERALS
Iron: 4 times that of Quinoa Pearl & 50% more than that in Amaranth.
Calcium: Twice that of Quinoa Pearl
Phosphorus: More than that in Quinoa Pearl.
Zinc: More than that in Quinoa Pearl & Amaranth

VITAMINS
Vit B1,2 & 3: More than that in Quinoa Pearl & Amaranth
Vit C: More than that in Quinoa Pearl.

FATS
Omega 3 & 6: More than Quinoa & Amaranth

ANTIOXIDANTS
Canihua contains more Flavonoids (type of antioxidants) than Quinoa i.e. Quercetin & Isorhamnetin

PHENOLIC ACIDS
It also has more Caffeic Acid and Ferulic Acid than Quinoa & Amaranth.

RARE AMINO ACIDS
Provides Lysine (abundant) & Valine which are both very rare in grains.

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