Amaranth grain & leaves contain high amounts of lysine that helps metabolize fatty acids & absorb calcium. Amaranth helps reduce risk of osteoporosis & other calcium deficiencies because it has the calcium as milk. 1 cup has of RDA of protein.
Whole grains—which contain all the parts of a grain you can eat (the bran, germ, and endosperm)—come with some serious health benefits. Unprocessed or minimally processed whole grains can deliver healthy doses of fiber, vitamins, minerals and even protein
Amaranth is an amazing grain, related to quinoa. It contains MORE protein and iron than quinoa! And contains much less saponins than quinoa (so it's less bitter). Plus you can use the greens like spinach - fresh, sauteed, etc.