Amaranth

Amaranth is a group of herbs grown around the world for their use as leaf vegetables, cereals and ornamentals. Some species are considered weeds while others are prized for their culinary uses. The word amaranth comes from the Greek word amarantos, meaning "unwithering". The word was used to describe amaranth thanks to its slow-fading flowers which came to symbolize immortality.  Amaranth greens are a common leaf vegetable popular throughout tropical and temperate Asian regions like India. Amaranth seeds, like buckwheat and quinoa, are referred to as “psuedograins.” Unlike..

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