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The health-conscious will be very familiar with quinoa. For some it probably has a residing space in the cupboard - you know, in-between the cous cous and oats. With quinoa, you can make a mean superfood salad. It's those nutrients found in quinoa, the ones which make it a great addition to your pepper stuffing, that your skin and hair will love.
Quinoa extract can help brighten your complexion and slow down the ageing process, smoothing out those fine lines. It also gets in the way of bad guys matrix metalloproteinases, which cause collagen breakdown, and the enzyme and melain granules needed to produce hyperpigmentation. Quinoa is a great antioxidant too.
The protein content found in quinoa is higher than in any other grain or seed. Hair needs protein, which nourishes your scalp and hair from deep within to encourage the growth of healthy strands. Because it's so rich in minerals, like calcium, iron and phosphorus, quinoa helps to retain moisture in your scalp and prevent dryness and flakiness. Because quinoa is packed with vitamin E, it can also minimize hair loss.
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