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by Dani Health on May 16, 2011 · 1 comment

Recipe of the Month: Greek Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is an ancient grain with the higest protein content of all whole grain. Not only is quinoa high in protein, but the protein it supplies is a complete protein (like meat and dairy).

If you are prone to migraines, try adding quinoa to your diet. Quinoa is a good source of magnesium, a mineral that helps relax blood vessels, preventing the constriction and rebound dilation characteristic of migraines. Quinoa is also a good source of manganese, iron, copper and phosphorus.

Enjoy!

Danielle Van Schaick, BASc, RD
Head Registered Dietitian
Dani Health & Nutrition Services
(250) 590-6382
www.danihealth.com

{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Laura August 24, 2011 at 8:49 am

Hi…I was trying to get the recipe forthe Quinoa
but not working. Do you have it? thanks

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