Food and Nutraceuticals
Amaranthus caudatus flour and seeds contain fatty acids, proteins, essential amino acids, calcium, phosphorus and iron.
It contains 8 of the 9 essential amino acids, as well as twice as much calcium as cow’s milk. Helps prevent colon cancer. Controls gastrointestinal diseases. Adjuvant in diseases such as: Osteoporosis, diabetes, obesity, constipation, kidney failure and celiac disease. Helps maintain the cardiovascular system.
Originally from Mexico and used by the population of Zohapilco. Used from the origins as a functional food.