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United Nations dubs 2013 the “International Year of Quinoa”


That's right: Next year quinoa will enjoy 365 days of international accolades and celebration. And you just thought it was a healthy protein source.

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The stodgy, slow-moving UN just got hip to a serious wellness trend: Quinoa.

That’s right: Agenda item 25 in the sixty-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly designates 2013 as the “International Year of Quinoa.” Why?

The resolution affirms the need to “focus world attention on the role that quinoa biodiversity can play, owing to the nutritional value of quinoa, in providing food security and nutrition and in the eradication of poverty.”

And while it’s not too clear what will actually happen during this auspicious year-long celebration of the miracle grain and healthy carb, the UN “calls upon Governments and relevant regional and international organizations to make voluntary contributions and lend other forms of support to the Year.”

We’re guessing our very-frequent ingestion-based support counts?

Read the full resolution here.

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