AMARNATH GREENS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

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AMARNATH GREENS

Health Benefits:

1.  Amaranth possess dietary fiber, which helps in enhancing digestion. The fiber present in amaranth not only quickens digestion, but it also lowers cholesterol levels.

2.  The grain of amaranth is excellent in the pursuit of weight loss. Its high-protein content with the complex carbohydrate structure makes it a favored food for weight loss. This protein is not accompanied with fat or cholesterol. The high fiber in amaranth also keeps you full longer.

3.  The oils in amaranth have been shown to help prevent and treat those with hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Regular consumption of amaranth can reduce cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure.

4.  Amaranth has been noted to help boost the body’s immune system.

5.  Amaranth is also a very popular grain with people who suffer from diabetes. The high-fiber content of the food makes it a low GI or glycemic index food, and a food suited to people who eat a balanced diet to control their glucose levels. This grain makes for a healthy, high energy breakfast for diabetics.

6.  The leaves of amaranth make great home remedies to stop hair problems. A paste of these leaves can prevent premature graying and even hair loss. The juice of fresh amaranth leaves maintains the hair texture and adds a gloss, making your hair soft and manageable and helps in hair-loss treatment.

 

7.  Amaranth leaves are also a wonderful astringent, and make a great wash for skin problems like eczema, and a wonderful acne remedy. Amaranth also makes an effective mouthwash for treating mouth sores, swollen gums, and sore throat.

Minerals:

NUTRIENTS

Energy

716 Kcal

Carbohydrates

127 g

Protein

26.2 g

Total Fat

13.5 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Dietary Fiber

12.9 g

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

3.9IU

Vitamin C

8.1mg

Vitamin D

 

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

2.3mg

Vitamin K

0.0mcg

Thiamin

0.2mg

Riboflavin

0.4mg

Niacin

1.8mg

Vitamin B6

1.1mg

Folate

158mcg

Vitamin B12

0.0mcg

Pantothenic Acid

2.8mg

Choline

135mg

Betaine

130mg

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

7.7 mg

Potassium

980 mg

MINERALS

Calcium

307mg

Iron

14.7mg

Magnesium

479mg

Phosphorus

1075mg

Zinc

5.5mg

Copper

1.0mg

Manganese

6.4mg

Selenium

36.1mcg

Fluoride

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