Suggested Use: Take 2 capsule daily, or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional.
Warning: Consult a healthcare professional prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medications, or have any medical conditions. Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place.
What is Amaranth?
Amaranth is obtained from Amaranthus dubius, also called Red Spinach, Chinese Spinach, Yin choy, Hsien tsai, Hon-toi-moi, Araikeerai, Cheera, Chauli, Ptee, Terere or Telele. The plant originated in South America and was introduced to Asia, Africa and Europe. It is commonly used as a leafy vegetable in Southeast and South Asia and Africa. In traditional African medicine, it is used as herbal medicine.
The edible portion of amaranth leaves can contains in 100 gm of leaf about 84 gm of Water, 176 kJ (42 kcal) of Energy, 8.3 gm of Carbohydrates, 4.6 gm of Proteins, 1.8 gm of Fibers, 0.2 gm of Fats, 410 mg of Calcium, 103 mg of Phosphorus, 8.9 mg of Iron, Vitamins such as 64 mg of Vitamin C, 1.2 mg of Niacin, 0.42 mg of Riboflavin, 5716 μg of β-Carotene and 0.05 mg of Thiamin, and Minerals such as Nitrates and Oxalates.*
The protein content analysis of Amaranth leaves shows proteins such as Glutelin, Prolamin, Globulins, Albumin and other Amino Acids in Amaranth.*
What are the Benefits of Amaranth?
Amaranth is a rich source of Vitamin C. *
Apart from the benefits of Vitamin C present in Amaranth, there are other additional benefits to taking Amaranth one of which is the rich protein content of the supplement, which can be a protein source for athletes. Studies with Amaranth showed an increase in nitrate and nitrite levels post ingestion, which can be beneficial as an energy boost for athletes. *
What are the Most Common Side Effects of Taking Amaranth Supplement?
Currently, there are no known side effects of Amaranth.*
In elderly men undergoing strength training high dose of Vitamin C and Vitamin E taken together can decrease the bone mineral density improvement from strength training.*
|* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.