Housecall for Health: International Year of Quinoa

If you're looking for the newest trend in healthy living, check out quinoa - a grain-like pseudo-cereal from the Andes that is gaining international recognition and taking the world by storm.

FOX's Colleen Cappon reports in today's "Housecall for Health":

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If you're not familiar with quinoa, the U.N. says this is the year to give it a try.  The organization has named 2013 International Year of Quinoa, saying it's one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.

It's high-protein, low-sugar, Gluten free and loaded with vitamins and minerals - even NASA is considering it for long-duration space flights.  Quinoa can be a bit pricey, but experts say the health benefits are worth their weight in gold.

Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.