GovindJee's Amaranth flour is 100% gluten-free food. It was a major food crop of the Aztecs 6,000 years ago. Amaranth is grown in Africa, India, China, Russia, South America and North America. Amaranth is gaining popularity because of its several health benefits. Amaranth is a pseudo - grain, which means it is not a grain technically. It is an economical replacement for quinoa with similar benefits. Amaranth flour is versatile, full of whole-grain nutrition, and enhances the flavor of many recipes. Naturally gluten-free, it contains all nine essential amino acids and lysine, a protein missing in most grains. Amaranth flour is a good source of iron, magnesium, and phosphorus.