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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)

Amaranthus grain nutritional benefits: A review

Author(s):

Neelesh Kumar Maurya and Dr. Pratibha Arya

Abstract:
Amaranth grain is extremely nutritional pseudocereal with a higher amount of proteins when compared to true cereals. It is a reasonably well-balanced food with functional properties that have been shown to provide medicinal benefits. The health benefits credited include decreasing plasma cholesterol levels, exerting an antitumor activity, reducing blood glucose levels and anemia. The current article provides a comprehensive idea of amaranth grain that focuses on recent research reporting its use in the clinical practice and its possible profit to human health.

Pages: 2258-2262  |  3311 Views  1735 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Neelesh Kumar Maurya and Dr. Pratibha Arya. Amaranthus grain nutritional benefits: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):2258-2262.

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