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To your health: Quinoa, a supergrain that’s not a grain



Many years ago I took part in a short medical mission to the people of the Andes mountain region of Ecuador.  I wish I had thought to ask more questions about local foods while there, because I’m sure that quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) would have been discussed. Quinoa is a plant native to the ...

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  1. I like to make a big pot of quinoa once a week, using chicken stock instead of water, and keep it in the refrigerator. I can take out what I want to eat daily, adding vegetables as needed, no additional protein required. My favorite is the dark quinoa because it is a little crunchy but people wanting it to be more like rice will prefer white quinoa.

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