Organic Amaranth is a gluten-free grain. It is high in protein, magnesium, iron, Vitamin B-6 and fiber. Amaranth can be enjoyed as part a pleasant tasting and satisfying gluten free hot breakfast cereal. Organic Amaranth can be used as a side dish or as part of a main porridge dish or for inclusion in soups and stews. Amaranth is rich in phytosterols and healthy fats.
Amaranth protein is similar to animal and hemp proteins. It is highly digestible and easily absorbed. Amaranth protein is notably high in lysine. Most grains are deficient in this amino acid. Amaranth is an excellent complement to other grains making their proteins more complete and increasing their quality.
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