Amaranth. An ancient food crop of the ancient Aztecs Shares similar qualities with quinoa. It is gluten free and packed with 26 grams of protein and 13 grams of fiber per uncooked cup. More vitamins than quinoa plenty of iron, calcium, magnesium. Give this healthy starch a try. Cut out your bread , starches for a week try the amaranth and record your progress. Stay stronger!