quinoa nutrition chart

There are a number of features that set quinoa apart from nearly all the other grains.

  • Quinoa is gluten free
  • It has a wide range of amino acids
  • High in protein and complex carbohydrates
  • Low in fat but plentiful in vitamins and minerals

This is a list taken from a packet of quinoa to show you more detail

Quinoa Nutrition Chart

Typical values per 100g of quinoa grain

  • Energy 1498kJ/355kcal
  • Protein 12.4g
  • Carbohydrate 60.5g
  • Of which sugars 36.7g
  • Fat 7.0g
  • Of which saturates 0.7g
  • Of which mono-unsaturates 2.3g
  • Of which oleic acid (omega 9) 1.7g
  • Of which polyunsaturates 3.9g
  • Of which linoleic acid (omega 6) 2.6g
  • Of which alpha linoleic acid (omega 3) 0.5g
  • Fibre 7.8g
  • Sodium 2.7g

Minerals mg per 100g

About Ken

My name is Ken and I am the author of The Quinoa Cookbook. My book is the top selling book worldwide on how to cook quinoa and has over 70 quinoa recipes included.
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