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Quinoa? What are the differences in types? Good for type 2?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 6 years ago

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healthierkitchen
added over 6 years ago

Because quinoa is not actually a grain it doesn't have the carb profile of rice and other grains.

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susan g
added over 6 years ago

Quinoa is higher in protein than true grains; probably more like beans in its composition. Do you have a nutritionist you can question? I would guess it's good, but a matter of portion size.

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susan g
added over 6 years ago

From www.quinoa.net --
3. It’s a DIABETIC solution, a very low-glycemic-index cereal type food.
Under nutrition, they have the complete analysis.