The name amaranth comes from ancient Greece and means "inextinguishable", "unfading". In Greek mythology, amaranth helps against love torments and mental anguish, against physical pain and any other human failures.
- 100% natural product
- Pure Amaranth seeds
- Source of essential amino acids
- Gluten free
Amaranth (Amaranthus is) a species of annual plant. It is characterized by a height of approximately 2 meters, with brightly colored leaves (the colors range from dark red, purple red, orange, pink and even white).
A major feature of amaranth is the high percentage of proteins - about 17%. Contains all essential amino acids. The content of lysine is three times higher than that of other cereals. Amaranth is also rich in sulfur-containing amino acids, which are especially important for the proper functioning of the liver and for the normal development of newborns.
Amaranth seeds powder contain 8% natural fats, most of which are unsaturated.
Amaranth flour contains 57 starches. The size of the granules is relatively small, which provides better solubility in water and better digestion by digestive enzymes. Amaranth is a product that can be included in the menu of young children and people suffering from gastrointestinal disorders.
The seeds are rich in Vitamin E, which has remarkable antioxidant properties, also containing magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron and fiber. Compared to wheat, the content of these substances is 2 to 4 times higher.
Perhaps one of the most important characteristics of amaranth is the lack of gluten, which often leads to food allergies. Lack of gluten means it is an excellent alternative for people suffering from gluten enteropathy.
Amaranth is especially rich in phenolic acids - herbal compounds that have antioxidant effects. These compounds include gallic acid, hydroxybenzoic acid, vanilla acid. Its all help the body fight cardiovascular disease.
The consumption of amaranth seeds helps to inhibit the production of immunoglobulin, a type of antibody that fights allergic inflammation.
Amaranth reduces the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body while raising good (HDL) cholesterol. Studies show that regular consumption of amaranth in the form of seeds, flour or oil lowers cholesterol by an average of 15-22%.
If you want to lose some extra pounds, adding amaranth seeds to the daily menu is a good idea. Amaranth is a good source of protein and fiber. High protein diet has been found to reduce ghrelin levels, a hormone that stimulates hunger. When consumed, the amaranth slowly through the gastrointestinal tract undigested, helping promote feelings of fullness.
Amaranth seeds is recommended for:
- People with gluten intolerance;
- People with gastrointestinal ailments;
- People working under difficult working conditions;
- All who play sports actively, rather expecting a child or maintain - a healthy and balanced diet;
Regular consumption of amaranth seeds has a diuretic, stimulating and tonic effect.
Nutritional value per 100 g:
Energy: 374 kcal / 1156 kJ
Fat: 7.2 g
of which saturated: 0.2 g
Carbohydrates: 65.25 g
of which sugars: 0 g
Protein: 18.4 g
Salt: 0.0 g
For consumption after heat treatment. Suitable for preparing dishes, soups, side dishes, etc.
Packing: 200 g