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AMARANTH



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SCIENTIFIC NAME: AMARANTHACEAE SPP.

FRANCAIS: AMARANTHE




General Description:

Once considered a simple weed in the United States, this nutritious annual is finally being acknowledged as the nourishing high-protein food it is. Amaranth greens have a delicious, slightly sweet flavor and can be used both in cooking and for salads. The seeds are used as cereal or can be ground into flour for bread. Amaranth seeds and flour can be found in health-food stores, as well as in some Caribbean and Asian markets.

BLOOD TYPE DIET VALUES

Follow Secretor value if you do not know your secretor status.

BLOOD TYPE A

Secretor:
BENEFICIAL: Contains an agglutinin which modifies disease susceptibility.

Non Secretor:
BENEFICIAL: Contains an agglutinin which modifies disease susceptibility.
  • This food is Cancer SUPERBENEFICIAL for Type A

BLOOD TYPE B:

Secretor:
AVOID: Contains lectin or other agglutinin.

Non Secretor:
NEUTRAL


    BLOOD TYPE AB:

    Secretor:
    BENEFICIAL: Contains an agglutinin which modifies disease susceptibility.

    Non Secretor:
    BENEFICIAL: Contains an agglutinin which modifies disease susceptibility.
    • This food is Cancer SUPERBENEFICIAL for Type AB


    BLOOD TYPE O

    Secretor:
    NEUTRAL

    Non Secretor:
    NEUTRAL



      LECTIN CHARACTERIZATION:
      • This food contains a reported lectin.

      • This food contains a reported lectin.


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      SPECIAL NOTE:
      • This food can be a significant source of calcium (298.35 mgs per 1 cup.)
      • This food can be a significant source of folate (95.55 mcgs per 1 cup.)
      • This food can be a significant source of zinc (6.201 mgs per 1 cup.)
      • This food can be a significant source of potassium (713.7 mgs per 1 cup.)

      GENETIC MODIFICATIONNo data on this food.
      PESTICIDESNo data on this food.
      CONTAMINATIONNo data on this food.
      IRRADIATIONNo data on this food.
      ANTIOXIDANTSNo data on this food.
      ALLERGENS This grain does not contain gluten.
      GLYCEMIC INDEXNo data on this food.


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