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What are the nutritional benefits of amaranth?

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Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Power packed

Amanranth is high protein, high fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals including vitamins a, b, k, c, folic acid, and riboflavin and minerals potassium, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, phosporus, and manganese.
The oils in amaranth have been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease. It's very tasty, and is utilized in many carribean, asian, indian & other ethnic dishes.

In brief: Power packed

Amanranth is high protein, high fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals including vitamins a, b, k, c, folic acid, and riboflavin and minerals potassium, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, phosporus, and manganese.
The oils in amaranth have been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease. It's very tasty, and is utilized in many carribean, asian, indian & other ethnic dishes.
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Amaranth looks like a grain, but it's actually an easy to grow seed.
Nutritional profile: contains all the essential amino acids; in particular lysine, which is helpful to digestion and elimination. High in calcium, iron, and folic acid. It's a powerhouse plant, which fits, since it is part of the spinach family, what popeye might have used for that amazing 'strong to the finish' strength.

In brief: Many

Amaranth looks like a grain, but it's actually an easy to grow seed.
Nutritional profile: contains all the essential amino acids; in particular lysine, which is helpful to digestion and elimination. High in calcium, iron, and folic acid. It's a powerhouse plant, which fits, since it is part of the spinach family, what popeye might have used for that amazing 'strong to the finish' strength.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Thank
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