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AMARANTH" -BIO COMPANY- AMARANTH - A snapshot of why this nutrient powerhouse will become a staple food again HOW AMARANTH STACKS UP TO OTHER F0ODS. The same amount of Iron: 12oz filet of beef The same amount of The same Potassium: amount of 1 small Manganese: 4 cups of kale Nutrition content - banana Superior to other Superfoods! (based on 1 cup (246g) cooked amaranth) The same The same amount of Magnesium: 1 cup sunflower seeds amount of Zinc: 3 oz of turkey breast AMARANTH PROVIDES A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF THE DAILY VALUE OF MANY NUTRIENTS. Essential vitamins and minerals and the corresponding quantity 1 cup cooked amaranth: Manganese 2.1mg (105% DV) • Like other minerals, manganese is essential for many body processes including bone health, fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis, maintaining blood sugar levels, and protection from free-radical damage Iron 5.2 mg (29% DV) · Essential component involved in the transport of oxygen in our body- Without iron, oxygen Vitamin E 0.5 mg (2% DV) delivery to cells would be limited resulting in fatigue, and decreased immunity Selenium 13.5 mg (19% DV) Thiamin 0.1 mg (2% DV) Copper 0.4 mg (18% DV) Protein (16% DV) • Considered as a complete protein source. A "complete protein" is a source of protein that contains an Niacin 0.6 mg (3% DV) Zinc 2.1 mg (14% DV) adequate proportion of all nine Riboflavin 0.1 mg (3% DV) Sodium 14.8 mg of the essential (1% DV) amino acids Vitamin B6 0.3 mg (14% DV) necessary for the dietary needs of humans. Fatty acid • A good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Diets high in saturated fats (IE: animal proteins and dairy products) correlate with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) - Several studies suggest replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats will increase HDL (good cholesterol); thus, assist in preventing CVD Potassium 332 mg (9% DV) Folate 54.1 mg (14% DV) Calcium 116 mg (12% DV) · Essential for development of bones and teeth Phosphorus 364 mg (36% DV) Magnesium 160 mg (40% DV) • Required for many body processes including heart function, nerve transmission, and hormone secretion. WAYS TO COOK AMARANTH Cooked Pasta in water Snacks Bread Popped Milled Cereal Protein powder Adding as low as 20 percent of amaranth flour will significantly increase the nutrient and protein content of final goods. 20% WHERE AMARANTH IS GROWN MEXICO Originated from over 7000 years ago "Above information is based on commercial production. Amaranth is a very resistent plant against drought and heat. You would even be able to grow amaranth in your backyard. 3 UNIQUE INGREDIENTS IN AMARANTH PROTEIN SQUALENE TOCOTRIENOL AMARANTH IS SQUALENE IS TOCOTRIENOL, one of the two active forms of VITAMIN E (the other being tocopherol) IS POWERFULANTIOXIDANT. THE MOST NUTRITIOUS A SUPERIOR ANTIOXIDANT. vegetable-based protein, making it an ideal choice for vegetarian dieters. It is currently being commercially produced from DEEP-SEA SHARK LIVER OILS. Tocotrienol also works as an anti-inflammatory agent in the body by down-regulating cytokines that control inflammation. 1.0 0.8 0.4- 0.7% 2 0.6 8% As essential vitamins, both tocotrienols and tocopherols, are not synthesized by the body and have to be obtained from the diet. de 0.4 Amaranth oil Olive oil Highest plant based Second highest plant source of squalene 0.2 based source of squalene It is high in the AMINO ACID LYSINE. Cereals are considered "unbalanced" in With such high amounts of squalene, we are now able to stop the killing of sharks and protect biodiversity. It was recently discovered that tocotrienol has amazing health benefits and will become the NEXT OMEGA 3. terms of amino acid composition because generally they lack sufficient amounts of lysine for optimum health. STOP Amaranth protein is a nutritional complement to conventional cereals Squalene helps to transport oxygen efficiently in our body and helps us to increase oxygen The combination of tocotrienols, squalene, and fatty acids in amaranth oil will reshape the skincare and health supplement product industry. intake for healthier and more productive Twice the Lysine Life. Three times the As much as is vs. wheat protein amount found in corn found in milk YES! IT'S EVEN GLUTEN FREE! WHY IS THE GLUTEN-FREE DIET IMPORTANT? Based on a survey from 2013, thirty percent of adults are interested in avoiding or cutting down gluten in their diet. 30% Gluten-free products are typically lacking vitamin and mineral enrichment, making them nutritionally inadequate. Many gluten-free foods are As the gluten-free marketplace expands, and people are becoming more familiar with potential deficiencies while on a gluten-free diet due to the lack of vitamin enrichment. Food manufacturers are becoming more aware of the importance of made from refined grains including rice, potato, corn, and tapioca. GLUTEN FREE nutrient-dense product development. AMARANTH is an ideal choice to enhance the nutrient density of a gluten-free food product due to the superior protein quality, natural vitamin and mineral content, in addition to the cholesterol-friendly fatty acid profile. #LoveAmaranth Content provided by: Lara Field @larafield, If you Love Amaranth, use #LoveAmaranth when you post your next recipe using amaranth or if you just want to increase the awareness of amaranth. Designed by: Requested by: Waldemar Juschin @wjuschin Elina Frolova @frolinagotagun Amaranth Bio CompanyTM REFERENCES 1) Eur J Clin Nutr. 2002 Nov;56(11):1149-54. Identification and quantitation of major carotenoids in selected components of the Mediterranean diet: green leafy vegetables, figs and olive oil. 2)J Agric Food Chem. 2008 Feb 27;56(4)1233-40. doi: 10.1021/jf072911z Epub 2008 Jan 23.Bioactive peptides in amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) seed. 3) Lipids Health Dis. 2007 Jan 5;6:1.Amaranth oil application for coronary heart disease and hypertension. 4) Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2003;58(3):207-11. Amaranth as a rich dietary source of beta-sitosterol and other phytosterols. 5) J Nutr. 1996 Aug;126(8):1972-8. Amaranth and its oil inhibit cholesterol biosynthesis in 6-week-old female chickens. 6) Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. March 1993, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 123-143 Protein quality evaluation of amaranth in adult humansR. Bressani, E.C.M. De Martell, C. M. De Godinez 7) J Nutr. 1988 Jan;118(1):78-85.Nutritional value for young children of grain amaranth and maize-amaranth mixtures: effect of processing.. 8) J Food Sci. 2012 Apr,77(4) R93-104. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02645.x.State of knowledge on amaranth grain: a comprehensive review. 9) Amaranth Modern prospects for an ancient crop. 1984. &source-gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false


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