Composition and nutritional value of amaranth seeds
P. Kalač, J. Moudrýhttps://doi.org/10.17221/9651-CJFSCitation:Kalač P., Moudrý J. (2000): Composition and nutritional value of amaranth seeds. Czech J. Food Sci., 18: 201-206.
There are reviewed literature data on proteins, lipids, starch, oligosaccharides, dietary fibre, mineral constituents, vitamins and antinutritional compounds of amaranth seeds. Moreov r, information on isolation of squalene from oil and betacyanin pigments from leaves and inflorescence is given. Data on hypocholesterolemic effect of amaranth seeds are also mentioned.Keywords:
Amaranthus spp.; amaranth seeds; composition; nutritional value; review article