Amaranth Flour is obtained from the grinding of amaranth seed, one of the most nutritious plants in the world, due to its high content of protein, folic acid and vitamin C. It is a healthy food with excellent nutritional quality .
Amaranth also has bioactive compounds such as dietary fiber and phytosterols, which are related to reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Phytosterols help lower HDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in the body.
Although it belongs to the family of cereals (it is a pseudocereal), amaranth does not contain gluten, so it can be used by people suffering from celiac disease, as long as it is under the guidance of a doctor or nutritionist.
- It is recommended to prevent colon, breast and prostate cancer
- Due to its high calcium content, it prevents osteoporosis and avoids muscle cramps.
- Regulates the absorption of sugars
- Its high fiber content regulates intestinal transit