It is known to be the best plant-based seed for human consumption. Amaranth is a superfood; it is not a cereal grain like wheat or oats, however, this seed yields some tremendous nutritional benefits. It was considered a staple food in ancient civilizations of America. Amaranth is gluten-free & high in fiber, which makes our One Prize superfood chocolate bars the best alternative to any other junk chocolate bar.
HIGH IN PROTEIN
Amaranth is a great source of essential amino acids. One cup of raw amaranth contains 28.1 grams of protein. In comparison, 1 cup of raw white rice contains 13.1 grams of protein. Not only that, the protein in the "albumin" and "globulins" of amaranth, make an excellent source of high quality protein.
Amaranth helps save lives; literally! The grain has been part of numerous studies for cardiovascular diseases, such as coronary heart disease and hypertension.
Amaranth is a great alternative to wheat. In addition, amaranth is also much healthier and more nutritious than common wheat because of its incredible properties, so even if you do not suffer from gluten intolerance, there are many positive reasons to implement this super grain in your diet.