Amaranth is also known as the wonder millet and has been used since centuries in Asia. In India it is widely used as a ‘fasting food’. The grain contains a wide spectrum of nutrients which raises its quotient as a super food. This gluten free snack is a rich source of bioavailable protein, omega 3 fats, fiber, vitamin and minerals. Popping these crackling bites can build you immune system; keep your heart healthy, fight inflammation and more!
High Source of Protein
This grain has an unusually high amount of protein which is essential for building muscle mass, aiding in hormone balance, helping in digestion and supporting neurological function. It is also a good source bio-available protein.
Various diseases and disorders occur due to the buildup of toxins in the body. These toxins cause the immune system to become overactive resulting in inflammation. The anti-inflammatory grain inhibited the inflammation and also provides a natural treatment for arthritis.
Amaranth grains decrease the Low Density Cholesterol by 30% or more. The fiber rich grain helps in frequency of bowel movements. The fiber also binds the cholesterol and is excreted from the body. This process triggers the liver to produce more bile using the stored cholesterol in the body thereby reducing the overall cholesterol level.
This grain is high in calcium which is used by the body for bone strengthening and bone repair.
A single cup of this grain provides more than 100% of the daily requirement of manganese in the body. It prevents diabetes as manganese aides in the process of gluconeogenesis thereby regulating the amount of sugar in the blood.
The fiber present in the grain aides in digestion by increasing the frequency of the bowel movements.
As more and more cholesterol is excreted from the body, the body loses a high portion of its stored fat thereby losing weight.
The high folate content helps the body synthesize new cells and DNA.
This is an excellent grain for those who are gluten allergic. .