Flaxseeds have been consumed for many many years and are one of the oldest crops cultivated. They are now becoming famous for their fiber content, as an omega 3 source or as a cholesterol-lowering seed.
Quinoa ( pronounced as Keen-wah) is a super food because of its nutritional profile. Commercially, it is mainly classified in black, red and white/ivory quinoa with each having their distinct color, flavor and taste.
Quinoa also pronounced as “Keen-wah” is an old plant and hence also commonly known as an “ancient grain”. It is a seed and not a grain/cereal but it can be used as a cereal hence it is known as a pseudocereal or pseudo-grain.