Amaranth - Modern Benefits of an Ancient Grain

Amaranth – Modern Benefits of an Ancient Grain

Cultivated by the Aztecs 8,000 years ago, amaranth was used as a staple food and as an important part of their religious ceremonies. When the Spanish conquistadores conquered the Aztecs they forbid the use of amaranth, and it grew wild as a weed. Modern cultivation and research of amaranth began in the USA in the …read more