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Is Quinoa Paleo?

Here's the deal with quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah"), since so many people seem to think it's totally different than a grain. If it looks like a grain and acts like a grain (not to mention tastes like a grain), it's a grain. And quinoa contains some anti-nutrients that other grains contain, such as phytic acid, lectins, and saponins. Read those links for more info on all of those anti-nutrients, but basically phytic acid binds to minerals in your gut and carries … Continue reading

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