Cereals are bad, but whole grains are not, but gluten-free grains are also good for non-celiac (false). At the same time, the rediscovery of traditional varieties of wheat has brought a wave of natural and artisanal bread to the world's gastronomy, "which is a sin to refuse". Then, in August 2018, a new element was added: a diet too low in carbohydrates could be associated with a higher risk of mortality.
Carbohydrates in the diet
In general and beyond mortality - which is however an argument of a certain weight - carbohydrates are not technically essential elements, unlike proteins and fats, but a certain amount is necessary to meet the medium-term energy demand and to maintain the absorption of fats and proteins at an optimal level. That 50-55% that we find everywhere is the amount we need.
Amaranth continues to be more of a niche, also because of the complexity of the preparation and the gelatinous consistency that characterises it and that improves when combined with rice or barley. It is however firmly established in western supermarkets.