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Amaranth

Amaranth is a tall, bushy plant with edible leaves and brightly colored flowers. It is not a “true” cereal grain, but has a similar nutritional profile to other grains, with several additional benefits.  Why Eat Amaranth? Amaranth is a good source of protein and is high in the amino acid lysine, […]

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in the maintenance of calcium levels in the body. It is important in immune system function, regulation of cell growth, and works with calcium in the formation and maintenance of bones and teeth. How much do I need? 600 IU (International […]

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Calcium

Calcium is an important mineral found in many foods. Most calcium in the body is stored in teeth and bones to help maintain their structure and hardness. Calcium is necessary for muscle mobility, nerve messaging, blood flow, and hormone and enzyme release. How much do I need? 1,300 milligrams per […]