Certified Organic Amaranth
Although amaranth has only recently gained popularity as a health food, this ancient grain has been a dietary staple in certain parts of the world for millennia.
It has an impressive nutrient profile and been associated with a number of impressive health benefits.
Amaranth is a group of more than 60 different species of grains that have been cultivated for about 8,000 years.
These grains were once considered a staple food in the Inca, Maya and Aztec civilizations.
Amaranth is classified as a pseudo-cereal, meaning that it’s not technically a cereal grain like wheat or oats, but it shares a comparable set of nutrients and is used in similar ways. Its earthy, nutty flavor works well in a variety of dishes (1 Trusted Source).
Besides being incredibly versatile, this nutritious grain is naturally gluten-free and rich in protein, fiber, micro-nutrients and antioxidants.
SUMMARY Amaranth is a versatile and nutritious group of grains that has been cultivated for thousands of years.
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