Amaranth is a weed that is consumed as food.
It is eaten in numerous countries and is praised for its numerous nutritional qualities.
The nutrients in Amaranth are carbohydrates, starch, and protein, sugars, fat and dietary fiber.
It also contains Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, C and E.
It is also rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.
It is advised that you cook amaranth leaves before consumption to remove the phytochemicals that reduce the nutritional content of the vegetables.
Amaranth grains are gluten free, easy to cook and rich in protein and so this super food is both nutritionally rich and delicious.