Health Valley, Organic, Baked Multigrain Cereal, Sprouted Amaranth Flakes, 12.65 oz (359 g)
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|Combo Discount:||- $5.00|
- Nutrition Scorecard - Sodium 120mg | Fat 2.5g | Sugars 8g | Fiber 5g | Six B Vitamins 20% DV Per Serving
- New Improved Flavor
- 25% Less Sugar Compared to Previous Product†
- Kosher Dairy
- Whole Grain 40g or More Per Serving
- Eat 48 g or More of Whole Grains Daily
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International
†Product contains 8 grams sugar per serving compared with 11 grams in previous product
Organic and All Natural
Healthy Valley Organic Sprouted Amaranth Flakes Baked Multigrain Cereal provides smart, delicious nutrition. Whether you enjoy them for breakfast or a snack, our deliciously crunchy and satisfying cereal is ideal for a healthy lifestyle.
We are committed to providing you with foods that contain wholesome, organically grown ingredients that are good for you and the environment. In Healthy Valley Organic Sprouted Amaranth Flakes Baked Multigrain Cereal, there are:
- No potentially harmful pesticides
- No highly processed ingredients like high fructose corn syrup
- No artificial flavors, colors or preservatives
Our Nutrition Scorecard ensures that this cereal is:
- Low in sodium
- Low in fat
- Lower in sugar than previous formulation
- An excellent source of fiber
- An excellent source of 6 B vitamins
All the benefits of fiber, and great taste, too
These hearty, delicious flakes have 40 g of whole grains in every serving. Health Valley Organic Sprouted Amaranth Flakes Baked Multigrain Cereal is an excellent source of fiber (5 grams) and has the benefits of 1.3 grams heart healthy soluble fiber (beta glucan) from oats and oat bran. Soluble fiber from oats and oat bran, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. In addition, low fat diets rich in fiber containing grain products, fruits and vegetable may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors.
|Organic||Low in Sodium||Low Fat||Sugars||Excellent Source of Fiber||Excellent Source of 6 B Vitamins|
|125 mg||2.5 g||8 g||5 g||20% DV|
|Made with the finest organic grains and sweeteners which were grown without potentially harmful pesticides.||This cereal has 120 mg sodium per serving, and can be part of a low sodium diet that might reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, which depends on many factors.||This cereal is low in fat, containing 2.5 g fat per serving. Recommended daily total fat intake should be less than 35% of total caloric intake||Many cereals are loaded with sugar. For a more healthy diet, it is better to eat cereal with a moderate amount of sugar.||This cereal is an excellent source of fiber. Fiber helps maintain a healthy digestive system.||B vitamins are essential for protein metabolism, production of red blood cells and for the conversion of food into energy.|
Organic grain and fiber blend (organic whole oats, organic whole barley, organic oat bran, organic sprouted amaranth, organic corn, organic brown rice), organic evaporated cane juice, organic agave syrup, natural flavor, baking soda, sea salt, organic caramel color, natural vitamin E and ascorbic acid (for freshness).
Nutrition Blend: Niacinamide, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride), riboflavin, vitamin B1 (thiamin hydrochloride), folic acid, vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin).
Oats may contain traces of wheat. Manufactured in a facility that uses peanuts, tree nuts, milk and eggs.
Made with no genetically engineered ingredients.
|Serving Size: 1 cup (49 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 7|
|Cereal||Cereal with 1/2 cup Skim Milk|
|Calories from Fat||20||20|
|Amount Per Serving||
% Daily Value**
|Total Fat||2.5 g*||4%||4%|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g||3%||3%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||37 g||12%||14%|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g||22%||22%|
|Soluble Fiber||1 g|
|Insoluble Fiber||4 g|
|*Amount in cereal. One half cup skim milk contributes an additional 40 calories, 65 mg sodium, 200 mg potassium, 6 g total carbohydrate (6 g sugars), and 4 g protein.
**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Potassium||3,500 mg||3,500 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
|Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4
It is unfortunate that few people have not heard of or tried this cereal. This super grain almost disappeared because the Aztec virgin sacrifice rituals with blood drinking and an amaranth made "host" was thought to be the devil's version of the Catholic church's sacrament. So this grain was ordered wiped out by the Spanish in the process of there missionary zeal. Since unknown to them was the scientific nutritional value of this grain and being a critical part of the dietary health of this civilization it was just one more factor toward its demise. As a cereal it is better flavor than their pure bland oat bran flakes and since it has oat bran in it, I think it is the better choice. This cereal does not have that heavy feeling of many whole grain cereals after you eat it. (Like you are some livestock eating some heavy feed grains.) It is really one of the few cereals that has a great balance of amino acids. The amaranth gives the extra lysine to make these oats a pretty solid protein. I give it a 5 starts as a cereal but I wish for the price(more expensive in stores) it was 16 ounce box since I go through the cereal so quickly.
It is whole grain, it is organic, it contains 5g of fiber, and it is delicious!
Love this Cereal
Posted by 5118986437382931408 on Aug 04, 2016
Health Valley Sprouted Amaranth Flakes is my absolutely favorite cereal. It's mild sweetness is probably due to its 8 grams of sugar per cup; but it also has 6 grams of protein - more than most cereals - which keeps me going until lunch time. The bottom line is that I love its taste and texture. Plus if I'm away from home for awhile, I can (and did) buy it online.
Posted by 5599898374247705422 on Jul 01, 2016
but not crispy enough comparing to Nature's Path's heritage
This is the BEST amaranth cereal on the market, at a great price at iHerb.
Posted by 4664106160879436747 on Apr 12, 2016
Amaranth is an extremely important grain for vegans, vegetarians, and even omnivores. Along with quinoa, amaranth is one of the few grains with complete protein. It has 18 of the 20 amino acids, and the two it doesn't have are produced in the body. Of course, being a grain and not animal-based, it doesn't have fat or cholesterol, either. So adding amaranth is an excellent source of protein for anybody. When my local store stopped carrying Health Valley's amaranth cereal, they replaced it with a different brand. It was not nearly so tasty as Health Valley's cereal. I live in a small town, and am 2 hours away from the nearest brick-and-mortar store that carries it. iHerb to the rescue!!! I can now buy it at a very reasonable price, and don't have to spend half a day doing it. Try this cereal. Not only is it very healthful, it's also delicious!
Oh so good
Posted by Reviewer2030116 on Apr 05, 2014