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What Is Quinoa? How Quinoa Became America's Hottest Whole Grain and Brought New Income to Bolivian Farmers

By Matthew Thompson, "Rediscovering Quinoa," March/April 2013

Farming quinoa has become big buiness in rural Bolivia as quinoa's nutrition and health benefits have made it the whole-grain darling of healthy diets.


READER'S COMMENT:
"Anonymous, I'm not sure where you get your facts, but quinoa is not a Spanish word. It's a Quechua word, and as a Bolivian resident, I can assure you that it is pronounced KEE no ah. Cara Contreras, Bolivia "
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Anonymous, I'm not sure where you get your facts, but quinoa is not a Spanish word. It's a Quechua word, and as a Bolivian resident, I can assure you that it is pronounced KEE no ah.

Cara Contreras, Bolivia

Anonymous

05/26/2013 - 8:41pm

Great Article. I just have a small detail to add: the correct pronunciation is Kee NO ah. It is a Spanish word. Please check it out with the native people.

Anonymous

04/11/2013 - 5:59pm



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