- Nutrition facts and functional potential of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa willd.), an ancient Andean grain: a reviewAntonio Vega-Gálvez
Department of Food Engineering, Universidad de La Serena, La Serena, Chile
J Sci Food Agric 90:2541-7. 2010..Its minerals work as cofactors in antioxidant enzymes, adding higher value to its rich proteins. Quinoa also contains phytohormones, which offer an advantage over other plant foods for human nutrition...