Amaranth Flour

About Amaranth

Amaranth is a grain that has been cultivated for over 8,000 years and was a key food of the Aztecs.  In Smoothie Protein, we use Amaranth Flour, which is just the grain ground up into a fine powder.  Amaranth does not contain gluten.

Nutrition Benefits of Amaranth

Amaranth is considered a superfood by most people.  It has a very high quality of protein (assording to the Education Concerns for Hunger Organization).  It is high in the amino acid, Lysine, which in uncommon in other grains.

Amaranth also contains phytochemical antioxidants that have been linked with cancer prevention qualities.  Other studies have shown links to potentially support cardviovascular disease, cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, blood pressure, gastrointestinal support, and immune system support.

Nutrition Facts

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Amaranth Flour scores well for 7 health goals

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The Research

Gastrointestinal: Score 92

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In Vitro: It has a gastroprotective effect.

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Fat Loss: Score 88

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Human: Amaranth may have appetite reducing activity.

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Cholesterol: Score 86

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Amaranth positively affects blood lipids in animals fed a bad diet.

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Diabetes (Type 2): Score 86

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Animal: Amaranth may contribute to correcting high blood sugar and preventing diabetic complications.

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Immune System: Score 86

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Amaranth has antimalarial activity.

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Blood Pressure: Score 82

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Amaranth contains compounds with ACE inhibitory action.

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Cancer: Score 82

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In Vitro: Amaranth contains compounds, such as lunasin, which demonstrate anti-carcinogenic properties.

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How Our Scoring System Works

For each health goal, we assigned a score to each recipe and each ingredient. This helps you better understand the correlation that medical research is suggesting between foods and benefits to various health goals. Our scoring system is based on REAL RESEARCH published on pubmed.gov. This is a website that curates over 25 million different biomedical journals.

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What we consider when creating your scores:

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  • 3What the Research Says
  • 4How much of the ingredient we use (for the recipes)
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