10. Quinoa: Blood sugar Stabilizer
- Serving size: ½ cup cooked.
- Receive: 90 calories.
- Biggie: 27 calories.
Rich in slow-burning carbohydrates, fiber, B vitamins and magnesium. It contains all the essential amino acids, particularly filling; it has a low glycemic index.
Replacements: brown rice, grain products amaranth Zea (Zea is one of the oldest grains, particularly popular in ancient Greek).
The perfect recipe: cook the quinoa in water for about 20 minutes, without shuffling. In the last 2-3 minutes of cooking add almonds and chopped carrots.