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BIRD TALK:The “Mother Of All Grains”

Quinoa’s health benefits surpass those of wheat & rice

By Patricia Sund

The Incas considered quinoa “the mother grain,” because of its high nutritional value. If you own a parrot, you might have seen this ingredient when searching for new recipes for your birds. Perhaps you’ve never heard of it before.

Quinoa (pronounced “Keen-Wah”) is amazing from a nutritional standpoint. High in complete proteins and fiber, and low in salt, quinoa packs a dietary wallop when consumed.

**For the full article, pick up the March 2008 issue of BIRD TALK**

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All my birds LOVE Quinoa sprouts
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