Amaranth leaves possess highly packed with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamin K, folate, riboflavin, vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin C.
Good source of manganese, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus necessary for maintaining proper mineral balance in the body.
These leaves contains 30% more protein with complete set of amino acids.
Besides the leaves, amaranth grown for its seeds (grains) consumed as “cereal” for their many health benefits.
It is effective in reducing LDL levels in the blood and promotes weight loss. Presence of vitamin E also aids in cholesterol-lowering activity.