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Amaranth: Ancient Grains - Nutritional Powerhouses Series

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This title is a part of the series Ancient Grains: Nutritional Powerhouses Series

Catalogue Number:  SWED03
Producer:  Switch
Producing Agencies:  Switch International
Subject:  Canadian World Studies, Consumer Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Social Sciences, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Australia
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  24:22
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Amaranth, a native to Peru, was a staple of the Incas as well as the Aztecs in Mexico, and is estimated to have first been cultivated between 6,000 to 8,000 years ago. Amaranth is not a true “cereal grain", but it’s a seed like many of the other “ancient grains".

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