Amaranthus blitum – Famine Foods

Amaranthus blitum

Uses

China: stems and leaves eaten

Additional Information

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Misc:
Chemical composition: Protein = 3.88%. Fat = 1.1%. Carbohydrate = 9.8%. Ash = 3.2%. Calcium = 323mg%. Iron = 8.3mg%. Reported very rich in vitamins A and C, and rich in vitamin B1

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