Did you know that kiwicha is not a grain, but actually a seed! Kiwicha is one of the most nutritious gluten-free alternatives on the market, packed with high quality protein, as well as calcium, magnesium, iron and fiber.
Usages: prepare as a breakfast cereal or pilafs, incorporate into baked goods or use as a thickener for sauces, soups and stews.
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Kiwicha is not only considered a great source of protein for vegetarians and vegans as it contains all 9 essential amino acids, but also, it is perfect for persons with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity as it is gluten-free.
Kiwicha has been shown to reduce both LDL (bad) cholesterol as well as total cholesterol, therefore improving heart health.
Kiwicha also promotes positive immune function as well as anti-cancer and anti-aging properties given its high level of phytochemicals, soluble and insoluble fiber and other naturally occurring anti-oxidants.