Nutrients and Health Benefits of Amaranth Grains and Leaves

Amaranth LeavesAmaranth Herb is also called Amaranthus consists of about 70 species. Different species of Amaranth are used for different needs like leaf vegetables, grains, cereals, herbs, and ornamentals. Amaranth Grains are very similar in flavor and in cooking to Quinoa Grains and they are both called Pseudograins. Cooked Amaranth Grains and Raw Amaranth Leaves are full of Amazing Nutrients and in impressively large amounts. Some doctors recommend Amaranth Leaves for people who are very low on Red Blood Cells. So, if you are diagnosed with cancer then you should definitelly be adding Amaranth Vegetable and Grains to your diet. Below, I will provide you all with the Nutrients and Benefits of Amaranth Grains and of Amaranth Leaves. Anyway, the Nutrients in a cup or in 28 grams of Raw Amaranth Leaves are: Continue reading

Quinoa Nutrients and Benefits

Quinoa GrainQuinoa grains are very healthy and they have a unique, nutty, mild, and yummy taste with a light and fluffy texture similar to Couscous. The Inca Civilization referred to Quinoa as the Mother of All Grains. Quinoa is considered Gluten-Free and easy to digest for our stomachs. Quinoa leaves are also edible, but they are much harder to get these days. Some people like to remove the coating from Quinoa grains because it tastes a little bitter. But others prefer to keep the coating on the Quinoa and eat it all together. The cooking of quinoa is very similar to the rice cooking, about one cup of quinoa needs two cups of water, and you cook it with a closed lid until all the water disappears. In about one cup or 185 grams of Cooked Quinoa we get these Nutrients: Continue reading