The Worldwide Potential for Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoaWilld.)

  title={The Worldwide Potential for Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoaWilld.)},
  author={Sven-Erik Jacobsen},
  journal={Food Reviews International},
  pages={167 - 177}
  • S. Jacobsen
  • Published 5 January 2003
  • Biology
  • Food Reviews International
Quinoa is a highly nutritious food product, being cultivated for several thousands years in South America, with an outstanding protein quality and a high content of a range of vitamins and minerals. Other positive aspects of quinoa are the saponins found in the seed hull and the lack of gluten. Quinoa is one of the main food crops in the Andean mountains, but during recent times there has been increased interest for the product in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Quinoa has been selected by… 

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