Often used as a substitute for rice, quinoa is commonly considered to be a grain and is usually referred to as such, but it is actually a seed.
Quinoa is a grain crop that is grown for its edible seeds. It's pronounced KEEN-wah. It technically isn't a cereal grain, but a pseudo-cereal. In other words, it is basically a seed, which is prepared and eaten similarly to a grain
Quinoa is very Nutritious. Contains the Plant Compounds Quercetin and Kaempferol. Very High in Fiber, Much Higher Than Most Grains. Gluten-Free and Perfect for People With Gluten Intolerance. Very High in Protein,
With All the Essential Amino Acids. Has a Low Glycemic Index, Which is Good for Blood Sugar Control.