Now Foods Amaranth is a broad-leaf grain plant which originated in South and Central America. Amaranth was a staple food of the Aztec royalty. Of all grains, Now Foods Amaranth has the highest protein content, and is a good source of calcium, fiber and iron. It has a mild, nutty slightly sweet flavor, and tastes good when combined with other grains such as rice or buckwheat. To cook alone, use 1/4 cup Now Foods Amaranth to 3/4 cup liquid (broth or tomato juice) and cook for 30 minutes.
About NOW Foods
NOW Foods provides a wide variety of quality natural products that are specifically formulated to help support and promote optimal health through good nutrition.
NOW Foods was founded for the purpose of providing affordable natural products to everyone, and they hold true to this principle today. As a chemist, founder Elwood Richard understood the dangers posed by synthetic ingredients decades ago, and he knew that true health and wellness begins with products that are As Natural As Possible. NOW has been manufacturing and distributing natural and nature-identical products since 1968, and steady growth over the past 40 years is an affirmation of Elwood's unwavering dedication to providing natural products that are both affordable and effective.