Amaranth is a gluten-free and an excellent food of choice for those who are on a diet and want to feel full and satisfied. Because of its great calorie-to-nutrient ratio, amaranth is a great weight-loss food. This is what we call nutritional weight loss. Conversely, it’s an amazing grain of choice for those with limited nutrition because of the powerful punch that it packs per calorie.
If you’re concerned about your protein intake, and you want a tasty alternative to your stock carbohydrates like pasta and rice, it’s about time you added quinoa (pronounced keen-wa, from the Quechua language) to your protein nutrition. This pseudo-cereal is related to the beet and the tumbleweed, and packs a powerful nutritional punch in one small package.
Over the past few months, I’ve noticed an influx of companies starting to develop food products geared towards those with gluten intolerance, which comes from a gastrointestinal condition called Celiac disease. Gluten is a natural protein that exists in grains such as wheat, barley, oats and rye.