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Alternative Grains

Chia seeds
Chia seeds.

Today’s consumers want more choices of food products that are gluten free, low in sugar, nutritious, and tasty. ARS functional foods researchers are evaluating ways to use gluten-free alternatives, like amaranth, in popular products like cookies and pasta.

To learn more read, "With Alternative Grains, Consumers Can Have Their Cake and Eat It Too" and watch the video "USDA-ARS Food Scientists Cook Up New Uses for Ancient Grains."