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Why Quinoa Is Better Than Rice?

White rice may start in meals all around the world, but when it comes to nutrition, quinoa, a similar side dish and stir-fry staple, wins the contest. You’ve likely become familiar with quinoa over the past decade, though it was first grown in South America 5,000 years ago. It’s often referred to as a whole grain, though that’s not entirely accurate. It is technically considered a seed, but it has similar nutritional and culinary properties as rice and other grains. Both quinoa and white rice have a similar number of calories per 1-cup serving 222 calories versus 205 calories. But when it comes to other health benefits, there’s no contest that quinoa wins. According to the American Heart Association, white rice...

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