Why Q-9 SuperFood?
What are Amino Acids?
Amino acids, often referred to as the building blocks of proteins, are compounds that play many critical roles in our bodies.
Our bodies needs 20 different amino acids to grow and function properly.
While all 20 of these are important for our health, only 9 are classified as essential
Although our bodies can make nonessential amino acids, it cannot make essential amino acids, so we have to get them from our diet.
All nine essential amino acids perform important roles in our bodies. They’re involved in many processes, including tissue growth, energy production, immune function, and nutrient absorption.
Unlike some plant proteins, quinoa is a complete protein, meaning that it contains all nine essential amino acids
Q-9 Superfood Snacks checks all the boxes
Q-9 Health Benefits
✓ contains 9 essential amino acids
✓ contains magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and antioxidants
✓ very high in protein - higher than most grains
✓ referred to as a complete Protein
✓ one of world’s most popular health foods
✓ contains the plant compounds quercetin and kaempferol
✓ gluten-free: perfect for people with gluten intolerance
✓ high in important minerals
✓ has a low glycemic index - good for blood sugar control, beneficial effects on metabolic health
✓ high in antioxidants
✓ may help in weight loss
✓ very nutritious snacks
Quinoa is rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants, protein and nine essential amino acids. It is one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet.
Q-9 Superfood Snacks contains 15 Vitamin & Minerals along with
9 Essential Amino Acids
The Bottom Line
Here are some surprising facts about quinoa that you may be interested to learn:
Quinoa is actually not a grain, it's a seed.
Quinoa can grow almost anywhere, it is possible to grow quinoa in high altitudes, extremely cold weather, or hot weather.
Inca warriors ate balls of quinoa and fat to keep them going on long marches and in battle.
NASA has proposed quinoa as an ideal food for long-duration space flights.
Quinoa and corn are used for the production of beer in South America.
Quinoa is annual plant, which means it completes its life cycle in one year.