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Amaranth and Quinoa

Protein content of these cereals is higher than usual: amaranth has in between 14 and 18%; quinoa has in between 11 and 15%. Not only they are rich in protein but also have higher content of essential amino acids than most cereals, which means they have good quality protein, they may even have the best […]

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Calcium

Calcium is the main structural mineral in the body. About 99% of the body´s 3 pounds of calcium is in the skeleton and teeth and is accountable for their resistance and strength. Calcium in the bones and teeth is not always located there, this is since the bones and teeth also serve as reservoir for […]

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is just as important to adults as it is to children, it is a unique vitamin for two reasons: it´s synthesized by the body when the skin is exposed to sufficient sunlight; and because it´s involved in regulating the function of specific organs. Vitamin D is scarce in nature but you can find […]