Amaranthus hybridus is a rich source of pro vitamin A and Iron
What is it about?
This research reports investigations on carotenoid content of Amaranthus hybridus. This green leafy vegetables can be used as a rich source of iron. it contains carotenoids that can prevent age related problems with the eye and contains precursors of vitamin A in large quantities
Why is it important?
Hidden hunger (micronutrient deficiencies) is common in both developed and developing countries. green leafy vegetables such as Amaranthus hybridus are affordable foods that will prevent hidden hunger
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