Yesterday, i met QUINOA and CHIA.
It’s been quite a while that ive been hearing the craze about these…
And its been days that my friend, luv, is bugging me to try them…
Oh, well, hands up! I am ready to meet guys!
QUINOA, pronounced as kinwa, is a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seed. Source of high protein more than brown rice and potatoes, it has been called a superfood.
7 Health Benefits of quinoa:
1. high in protein
2. source of riboflavin
3. good antiseptic for skin injuries
5. low calorie contents
7. complex carbohydrate with low glycemic index
CHIA, on the other hand, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family. Chia seeds are great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fibre.
10 Healthy Benefits of chia:
1. combat diabetes
2. more fibre
3. stock up on omega-3
4. stronger teeth and bones
5. source of manganese
6. plenty of phosphorus
7. pack in the protein
8. fight belly fat
9. get full. faster
10. improve heart health
I know,i am not that keen on healthy food and stuffs but since i really want to lose weight, these will be my new companion, from now on. Healthier and skinnier, that’s like hitting two birds in one stone. Well, make it seeds, two seeds to be exact… quinoa and chia! 🙂
Yesterday, LUV made quinoa more enticing by adding some veggies, broccoli and such.
Mmmmm…. Mine was a happy tummy, indeed! 🙂