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Amaranth grain nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Amaranth grain, cooked
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Amaranth grain rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Amaranth grain
richer than 82% foods
Rich in Manganese
richer than 67% foods
richer than 65% foods
richer than 65% foods
Rich in Carbs
richer than 64% foods
82% Magnesium
67% Manganese
65% Calcium
65% Fiber
64% Carbs
Explanation: This food contains more Magnesium than 82% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (18%) which contain more Magnesium, this food itself is rich in Magnesium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Manganese, Calcium, Fiber and Carbs

Amaranth grain Glycemic index (GI)

35
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 8%
3.8 g of 50 g
8%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.58 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 6%
18.69 g of 300 g
6%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
75.16 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.77 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 6mg
6%
TotalCarbohydrate 19g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 47mg 5%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 135mg 4%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 47 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 2.1 mg of 18 mg 12%
Magnesium: 65 mg of 400 mg 16%
Phosphorus: 148 mg of 1,000 mg 15%
Potassium: 135 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 6 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.86 mg of 15 mg 6%
Copper: 0.149 mg of 2 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.854 mg of 2 mg 43%
Selenium: 5.5 µg of 70 µg 8%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
65 mg
TOP 18%
Manganese
0.854 mg
TOP 33%
Calcium
47 mg
TOP 35%
Iron
2.1 mg
TOP 36%
Copper
0.149 mg
TOP 37%
Phosphorus
148 mg
TOP 53%
Zinc
0.86 mg
TOP 57%
Selenium
5.5 mg
TOP 67%
Potassium
135 mg
TOP 74%
Sodium
6 mg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.19 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.015 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.022 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.235 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.113 mg of 2 mg 6%
Vitamin B12: µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.113 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin E
0.19 µg
TOP 77%
Vitamin B3
0.235 µg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B1
0.015 µg
TOP 90%
Vitamin B2
0.022 µg
TOP 90%
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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