Amaranth flakes Nutrition Label

Amaranth flakes Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 369kcal (1,545 kj)
77%
Carbohydrates 58.96g
24%
Sugars 1.69g
Starch 57.27g
Sucrose 1.40g
Maltose 0.01g
Fructose 0.01g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.27g
Protein 13.56g
11%
Fat 7.00g
13%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2.82g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 2.14g
Fatty acids, total saturated 1.46g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 24.00mg
Iron 1.76mg
10%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 17.00mg
2%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 35.00mg
2%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 0.21mg
0%
Salt 89.18mg
4%
Selenium 70.70ug
129%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.19mg
8%
Zinc 0.25mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 2.50mg
3%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.08ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.07mg
6%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.11mg
10%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.07mg
5%
Manganese 3.33mg
185%
Magnesium 25.00mg
8%
Potassium 353.00mg
15%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 331.00mg
47%
Vitamin k 0.00ug
0%
Fibre, total 6.70g
2%
Fibre, dietary 6.70g
27%
Niacin equivalents, total 5.63mg
40%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 82.00ug
21%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 11.29g
0%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Amaranth flakes

What is AMARANTH FLAKES?

Amaranth flakes are a gluten-free, highly nutritious cereal made from the ancient amaranth grain. They are a great source of protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals, making them a fantastic addition to a balanced diet. Amaranth flakes can be enjoyed as a breakfast cereal or used in baking and cooking to add a nutty flavor and boost the nutritional value of dishes.

What are the health benefits of amaranth flakes?

Amaranth flakes are a great source of protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals, including manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus. They also contain beneficial antioxidants and have been linked to lower inflammation and improved heart health due to their high levels of squalene and phytosterols.

AMARANTH FLAKES Health Risks

Amaranth flakes do not pose significant health risks when consumed in moderation. Like all foods, individuals with allergies or sensitivities to amaranth should avoid its consumption. Additionally, consuming excessive amounts of amaranth flakes may lead to potential digestive discomfort due to their high fiber content. It is important to maintain a balanced diet and consult with a healthcare professional for personalized nutritional advice.

How much amaranth flakes should I eat per day?

The recommended serving size of amaranth flakes is about 1/2 to 1 cup. However, individual nutritional needs may vary based on age, gender, activity level, and overall dietary intake. It's important to listen to your body's hunger and fullness cues and to consult with a healthcare professional or registered dietitian for personalized nutritional guidance.

AMARANTH FLAKES Allergies

Amaranth is naturally gluten-free and is considered a hypoallergenic food, making it suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or allergies to common grains such as wheat, barley, or rye. However, it's important to note that cross-contamination can occur during processing, so individuals with severe gluten allergies should opt for certified gluten-free brands.

Amaranth flakes Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Amaranth flakes

Fat 18%
Carbohydrates 67%
Protein 15%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Amaranth flakes. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Cystine 1%
Methionine 2%
Tyrosine 2%
Histidine 3%
Phenylalanine 4%
Threonine 4%
Isoleucine 4%
Valine 5%
Proline 5%
Lysine 5%
Alanine 6%
Leucine 6%
Arginine 7%
Serine 8%
Aspartic acid 9%
Glycine 12%
Glutamic acid 16%

Component Breakdown for Amaranth flakes

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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