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Quinoa Protien Content


#1

I bought quinoa from two different shops recently. The pack I purchased from the first shop said that the quinoa had around 6g of protien per 100g, and the pack I bought from the second shop (different brand) said it had 16.3g per 100g.. Why would there be such a large difference between the two?


#2

Were they both the same color or of differing colors?


#3

One likely refers to cooked weight and the other to dry weight.


#4

all the protein in the water??


#5

Think about it for a minute.

100 g of COOKED quinoa vs
100 g of RAW quinoa