Amaranth leaves hold carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, and vitamins, and when eaten regularly, Amaranth can help improve digestion, excessive menstruation, and weight management. The vegetable has a high Iron content and fiber, which can help reduce cholesterol levels.
Fiber (Fibre) is made up of indigestible compounds of plants and passes through the digestive system relatively unchanged. Adding fiber to your daily diet helps the digestive system to stay healthy.
Are you someone who is not into eating super greens? You can add supplements to your diet easily without eating steamed greens or salads. You can add Amaranth to stews, oatmeal, and the like. Be creative.
This vegetable is also called een/en Choy or Chinese spinach. Try the leaves stir-fried or lightly steamed.