Amaranth reigned supreme among the Incan food staples because of its nutritional and medicinal properties. High in protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc and other nutrients, it also boasts a fine and soft texture. After the conquistadors arrived, they banned growing and eating this superfood because of its nutritional value. Despite the ban, brave farmers saved it from extinction.
Human health benefits
- Helps in improving digestion.
- Prevents cataracts.
- Promotes growth of muscles.
- Supports patients suffering from celiac disease.
- Provides hair care.
- Helps to control diabetes.
- Anti-carcinogenic property.
Harvest: from the fifth to seventh month.
Packaging for Andean Grains. Presentations from 250g to 50kg, according to customer requirements.