At the same meetings [October meetings of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine in Florida], Marjorie Hurt Jones, RN, NOHA’s co-vice-president for Education and past president, spoke on "Amaranth and Quinoa, Potential Foods for Allergy-Restricted Diets." Far removed biologically from the grains, these two plants belong to the pink order which includes the goosefoot family and the amaranth family.

Both plants are rich in nutrients. Their seeds can be ground into flours which give two potential extra foods for grain sensitive patients. Their leaves can be consumed "much as we eat spinach."

Article from NOHA NEWS, Vol. XII, No. 1, Winter 1987, page 4.