Quinoa are tiny, bead-shaped grains that have a slightly bitter flavour and a firm texture. It is a complete protein that contains eight of the essential amino acids and has been recognised by the United Nations as a supercrop for its health benefits.
So can chinchillas eat quinoa at all?
Lets take a look at its nutritional data and find out more, in particular its acidic, sugar, fat, phosphorus, and
As you can see quinoa contains a lot of phosphorus and acidic content.
This unfortunately rules it out for chinchillas as it is just too bad for them to eat. It is a food that is best avoided for feeding to them.