Amrita Ray

Suresh D. Sakhare

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is a superfood that has gained widespread popularity worldwide in recent years. This ancient pseudo-grain from the Andean region in South America is renowned for its rich nutrient composition and bioactive components, including high-quality proteins, fiber, phytochemicals, and essential amino acids. In fact, quinoa is rich in lysine and threonine, which are limiting amino acids in cereals. Quinoa also contains nutritionally favorable lipids, polyunsaturated fatty acid…

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About the Authors

Amrita Ray, PhD, is milling specialist with Northern Crops Institute based in Fargo, N.D. She is an active member of the IFT Carbohydrate Division (amrita.ray@ndsu@edu).
Suresh D. Sakhare, PhD, is principal scientist and coordinator, International School of Milling Technology, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India ([email protected]).