A Comprehensive Review of Amaranth Grain: A Promising Nutrient in the Fight Against Chronic Diseases
Grishma Mehta, Dr. Rinkal Patel
Amaranthus spinous Linn, Anti-hypertensive, Bioactive compounds, Glycaemic index.
This research aims to examine the nutritional and therapeutic potential of amaranth (Amaranthus spp.), a grain of historical significance that has gained recognition for its exceptional nutritional value. The historical significance of amaranth as a staple in numerous cultures is examined, highlighting its abundance of important minerals and micronutrients. This particular food product is notable for its moderate protein composition and elevated concentrations of essential amino acids such as lysine and methionine. Furthermore, this study explores the pharmacological qualities of Amaranthus spinosus Linn., which encompass diuretic, febrifuge, and anti-inflammatory activities. This study investigates the effects of amaranth on cholesterol levels, blood glucose levels, and its antioxidant qualities. The findings provide data indicating the potential of amaranth in mitigating oxidative stress and chronic diseases. Moreover, the highlighted aspect of amaranth is its anti-hypertensive capabilities, which are ascribed to the presence of bioactive peptides. The review highlights the necessity for additional research in order to comprehensively comprehend the processes via which it operates. Furthermore, it advises exercising prudence when consuming it, particularly for persons afflicted with diabetes, owing to its impact on glycemic index. In general, amaranth exhibits potential as a viable contender for the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.
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Unique Paper ID: 161522

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4

Page(s): 465 - 473
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