Amaranth-Not Considered a grain at all…

Amaranth is considered a weed by much of the world, yet has been grown as a grain-like seed and a vegetable for thousands of years. Ironically,Amaranth is not a grain at all and is Gluten Free!

amaranth
 Some additional Health Benefits include:

  • The oils and phytosterols in amaranth help lower cholesterol levels, including LDL and triglycerides.
  • High in Protein, Amaranth is a very rich source of highly bioavailable protein. The protein in Amaranth is more digestible than other seeds and grains and has been compared to the digestibility of milk protein.
  • High In Fiber
  •  Good Source of lysine which helps the body absorb calcium, build muscle, and produce energy.
  • Heart Health-This seed tackles cholesterol, inflammation, and blood pressure

Nutritional Information :

Serving Size: 1 cup (193 g)

Calories:717

Protein: 26 g

Carbohydrates: 126 g

Dietary fiber:13 g

Sugar: 3.3 g

Fats: 14 g

Vitamins:

Vitamin A :0%
Vitamin C :30%
Calcium :0%
Iron :0%
Vitamin D: 13%
Vitamin B-6 :81%
Vitamin B-12 :55%
Magnesium: 119%

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. spirituallymentalyinclinedtolisten says:

    Well…. I definitely learned about something a “weed” I did not know of. Very interesting. A plant / weed being that high and protein. I want it. See now I need to know where to look for it at and etc 🙂

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  2. spirituallymentalyinclinedtolisten says:

    Well…. I definitely learned about something a “weed” I did not know of. Very interesting. A plant / weed being that high and protein. I want it. See now I need to know where to look for it at and etc us it’s gluten free! Can you say Woot woot! Haha yea gimmie my plant I need my weed lmao!

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    1. mindbodyandsoul1010 says:

      lol- You certainly don’t need a sense of humor!

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