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The Most Nutrition in the Least Crops

If you had to grow a near-complete diet in as few crops as possible, here are the crops: 1. Amaranth – carbs, fiber, complete protein, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, zinc, selenium. 2. Pumpkin (with hulless seeds) – seeds are … Continue reading

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Amaranth versus Wheat for Emergency Seed production

Amaranth provides almost a complete diet; is a compete diet with vegetable oil, beans, salt, and a multivitamin. High grow out ratio. Emergency Seed production Suppose the U.S. no longer has wheat seed to plant. This could easily happen. The … Continue reading

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Why Camelina and Tigernut are Important to Ending Hunger

Camelina Sativa is an oilseed crop. It produces a vegetable oil. Tigernut (Chufa) is a tuber that is high in oil. Whey are these two crops important to end hunger? Camelina Can be planted on top of frozen ground. Seedlings … Continue reading

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12 Benefits of Grain Amaranth

Grain Amaranth This humble plant has the potential to end world hunger, and to save any nation struck by agriculture disaster from starvation. The reasons are many: 1. High grow out ratio A small amount of amaranth seed can quickly … Continue reading

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7 Crops to End World Hunger

1. Chufa (tigernut) – produces more dietary fat and more calories per unit area of land per unit of time than any other crop. 2. Pumpkin with hulless seeds – fat and protein from the seeds; hulless makes them easy … Continue reading

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Can Amaranth help save the world from hunger?

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Grain amaranth is highly nutritious. per 100 grams: 371 kcal 13.56 g of protein 7.02 g of fat 65.25 g of carbs 6.7 g of fiber 159 mg of calcium 248 mg of magnesium 557 mg of phosphorus 508 mg … Continue reading

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The Single Most Important Crop for Ending World Hunger

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Most of the hungry in the world (92%) have enough food for survival, but not enough food for good health. They have some type of staple crop, such as rice, corn, or another grain, or a root vegetable (yam, cassava, … Continue reading