7. HEALTHIER FOODS: QUINOA
A pseudo-grain that is actually a seed, Quinoa packs both a decent amount of proteins and complex carbohydrates, as well as essential amino acids, making it a perfect fuel for your body. Its use in sports nutrition is said to reach back all the way to the ancient INCA civilization and their famous warriors, which is not surprising if you look at its further benefits:
All hide in these tiny seeds that can perfectly replace the wheat in your diet.
- Brooke-Wells: CrossFit Inc / Brooke Wells