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