EDEN Quinoa Flour Chenopodium quinoa is an ancient American staple grain grown at over 12,000 feet in the Andes, preserving native culture. Organic EDEN Ouinoa is mechanically de-saponized and mountain spring water washed; superior methods that best preserve flavor and nutrients. It is small batch milled at our organic, AIB rated Superior, mill. It makes delicious whole grain pasta when combined with other flours and is perfect for baking.
Quinoa was cultivated before 5,000 B.C. near the equator in South America and was the staple grain of the Inca, Maya, and other native Americans for centuries. In Quechua and Aymara languages, Quinoa means 'Mother Grain'. Recently rediscovered for its nutrition, flavor, and convenience. A relaxing and satisfying whole grain with growing global appeal. Quinoa is said to be 'the rice of the new millennium'.
EDEN Quinoa Flour is 100% whole grain, It is heart healthy and an excellent source of magnesium, a good source fiber, protein, iron, thiamin B1, vitamin B6, and folate B9. Sodium free, low fat, and saturated fat and cholesterol free. According to the FDA, "Diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods, and low in saturated fats and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers."
EDEN Quinoa Flour provides complete protein and has the best amino acid profile of all grains, including lysine and threonine, that are rare in cereal grains. The Food and Agricultural Organization and the World Health Organization (FAO/WHO) rated the nutritional quality of quinoa's protein similar to casein (milk protein), we know it's far better.