quinoa

Quinoa Compounds Slow Aging, Improve Metabolic Health in Animal Study

November 28, 2017

In a collaboration between Rutgers University and the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the NC Research Campus (NCRC), scientists used an animal model to show for the first time that quinoa phytochemicals, such as ecdysteroids, may slow the effects of aging and improve metabolic health. Their study is published in […]

Warm Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

January 06, 2017

Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. paprika 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 3 cups spinach 2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup dry) 1/4 cup red onion chopped 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils 1/4 cup fresh orange juice Directions 1. Cook quinoa according to package. 2. Heat olive oil in pan, […]

Quinoa seeds leach phytoecdysteroids and other compounds with anti-diabetic properties

May 22, 2014

Quinoa seeds leach phytoecdysteroids and other compounds with anti-diabetic properties. Food Chemistry. November 15, 2014. Brittany L. Grafa, Alexander Pouleva, Peter Kuhna, Mary H. Graceb, Mary Ann Lilab, Ilya Raskina, A Department of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers University, 59 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA; Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, […]