Calories............371 Total Fat...........7 g ( 10%) Cholesterol....... 0 mg (0 %) Sodium.............4 mg (0%) Potassium........508 mg ( 14%) Total Carbohydrate......65 g ( 21%) Protein.........................14 g (28%)
100% Organic High Quality Gluten-Free GMO-Free AMARANTH GRAIN Amaranth Is Highly Nutritious This ancient grain is rich in fiber and protein, as well as many important micronutrients. NEW CROP OF ORGANIC AMARANTH GRAIN IN GUJARAT, INDIA First producer of Organic Amaranth Grain in the World
Organic(Rajgira) Amaranth Grain Specifications: 500 Grams , 2 Kg, 5 Kgs. Features: Rich in Proteins. Fiber and Vitamins Naturally Grown and harvested. The Amaranth Grain has some protein and is high in lysine, an amino acid that is low in other grain crops. The grain is high in fibre and low in saturated fats, factors which contribute to its use by the health food market. It is an exceptionally rich source of calcium, iron and vitamin C, a very rich source of potassium, vitamin A and riboflavin, a rich source of niacin and an above-average source of protein. Grain amaranth has been used for food by humans in a number of ways. The ground grain is used in breads, noodles, pancakes, cereals, granola, cookies and other flour-based products. The grain can be popped like popcorn or flaked like oatmeal. More than 40 products containing amaranth are currently on the market.
Botanical Name: Amaranthus Other Names: Rajgira, Ramdana Amaranth is a nutritious grain and a group of more than 60 di?erent species of amaranthus. However, there are only three species namely Amaranthus cruenus, Amaranthus hypochondriacus, and Amaranthus caudatus are commonly cultivated for their edible seeds. In the Inca, Maya and Aztec civilizations, Amaranth was considered as dietary staple foods. Health Benefits -Excellent food for Brain & neurological Health -Good source of antioxidants -Good for heart health, as lowers LDL cholesterol level -Naturally Gluten free, suitable for celiac diet -Improve bone health Recently Amaranth has gained popularity as a super food or health food, as it has a remarkable nutritional profile and associated with numerous health benefits. It is a good source of protein, fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, Iron etc. Amaranth is widely used in a various foods such as bread, pasta, soups, sweets, biscuits, beverages, breakfast foods etc.
Amaranth has been cultivated as a grain for thousands of years, and hence it is known as one of the ancient grains. Amaranth, also known as "kiwicha," is a tiny, ancient grain-like seed, dense in nutrients and high in protein. To make Puffed Amaranth, tiny seeds of amaranth are heated until they "puff," increasing their volume and creating a light, crunchy, popped version with a toasty, nutty flavor.
Amaranth is derived from Greek word “Amaranto”, which means unfading flower. It is also called as Amaranthus. Amaranth has been cultivated as grain for 8000 years. It is also known as Pigweed. Amaranth seeds are light yellowish in colour and are about the size of poppy seeds. Amaranth has great nutritional properties as 30% higher protein compared to cereals like rice, rye and sorghum. It is rich in amino acid has highest content of Lysine and fiber compared to other cereal grains. Amaranth contains three times more fiber than wheat and five times more iron than wheat. It is gluten-free. Uses Amaranth is used as an ingredient primarily in bread, pasta, baby’s food, instant drinks, etc. For such purposes seeds have to undergo various processing technologies boiling, swelling, flaking, extrusion, puffing, roasting, grinding, sprouting, etc. The most common product is flour, whole amaranth seeds in breads, müsli bars, breakfast food and porridges, pastas and biscuits and cookies. Leaves and stems are interesting vegetable suitable for soups, salads or other meals. Benefits Amaranth contains certain medicinal properties for which it is considered as an effective agent against cancer and heart disease. Amaranth Oil is consumed as it helps in lowering cholesterol. Consumption of Amaranth seeds or oils is beneficial to people suffering from Hypertension and Cardiovascular disease. Specification- Country of Origin India Harvest Period Winter Crop (Feb / Mar) Color Light Yellowish Packaging 10 kg, 12.5 kg, 15 kg, 25 lbs, 50 lbs, 25 kg in Paper / Poly Bags Labelling As per buyer’s instruction Shelf Life 1-2 Years Purity Min 99.98% Moisture Max 10%