Superfoods and snacks

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  • Country Origin: Spain
IMAGE 1- Confectionary sunflower seed : Confectionary sunflower seed is an excellent source of antioxidants, in particular Vitamin E, which provides protection against heart diseases. It also contains selenium and copper (which facilitates the transport of red blood cells). / IMAGE 2- Quinoa : Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is a grain that provides proteins and compounds of higher nutritional value than traditional cereals. It has been recently defined as a “superfood” suitable for celiacs due to the absence of gluten. Furthermore, it is ideal for vegetarians, vegans, athletes and diabetics given its low glycaemic index. It contains all essential amino acids, making it a food that meets all nutritional needs. / IMAGE 3- Popcorn Maize : The popped corn kernel is called popcorn. / IMAGE 4- WAXY Maize : Waxy” maize contains a starch that is 100 percent amylopectin, whereas conventional maize contains about 75% amylopectin. Waxy maize starch is primarily used in ready-to-use food products (sauces, soups, dairy desserts, ready-to-eat dishes, snacks, baby food, etc.). The advantage of waxy maize versus classic maize is that freezing and thawing does not affect the starch’s properties.