Quinoa - 5 healthy salad ingredients - Women's Health & Fitness

2. QUINOA

WHY?: A staple of the ancient Incas, quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. Nutty in flavour and fluffy in texture, this magic seed is a super source of calcium, iron, vitamin E, zinc and magnesium that will add spunk to any salad.