Q is for Quinoa + Alkaline Recipes to Try!

This is the 17th installment of our alkaline foods series where we feature a food from A-Z, sharing the benefits of the food along with suggested recipes to try!

Q is for Quinoa

Quinoa is a seed that is a great replacement for grains like rice. It is gluten-free, has a low glycemic index and is rich in protein, fiber, calcium, iron, vitamin B, manganese and magnesium.

Quinoa promotes health in many ways. It:

  • Acts as an internal cleanser
  • Can promote healing of skin injuries
  • Helps alleviate migraines
  • Improves the energy metabolism within the brain and muscle cells
  • Is packed with antioxidants that fight cancer
  • May reduce type 2 diabetes

Quinoa recipes to try:

For more alkaline recipes from around the web, visit and follow our Alkaline Diet & Recipes Pinterest board. Stay tuned for the next installment of our alkaline foods series: R is for Radishes.

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