A 1993 study from the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama concluded that the protein in amaranth “is among the highest in nutritive quality of vegetable origin.”… “Amaranth is known to have been a staple food crop of the Aztec royalty who believed that it had magical properties that would give them amazing strength, and that it contained the secret to prolonged life and energy.”
IITM: Lysine found in Amaranth…. will help with the calcium redistribution, from soft tissue to hard tissue, and rebuilding of muscle and bone. Also, we want to be limiting acids, sugars and starches, to prevent inflammation and thus, mucus. Amaranth is sprouted to reduce phytic acid, and to activate enzymes and vitamins… all and all amaranth, is a great addition to a healthy state of being.
Also we want to limit starchy foods, which can cause mood swings and inflammation response from the body.
Anything that causes inflammation is going to be aging to the body.