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Is quinoa vegan?

Quinoa is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is quinoa?

Quinoa, pronounced "keen-wah", is a versatile and nutritious grain that has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its numerous health benefits. Originally from South America, quinoa is now cultivated in many regions worldwide. It is a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids, making it an excellent choice for vegans and vegetarians. Quinoa is gluten-free and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Its mild, nutty flavor and delicate texture make it a perfect base for salads, bowls, and even as a substitute for rice in many dishes. With its unique nutritional profile, quinoa is a must-try for anyone seeking a healthy and tasty addition to their diet.

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