Amaranth is a collective of annual or short lived perennial plants.
Their greens are a common leaf vegetable throughout the tropics and in many warm temperate regions.
So can guinea pigs eat amaranth and if they can how much of it can they eat?
Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out a lot more about it.
In particular, its calcium, sugar, fat, phosphorus, and acidic content are most pertinent to guinea pigs.
As you can see amaranth contains quite a bit of calcium, quite a bit of fat, but so much phosphorus in it.
It is definitely a food that guinea pigs should avoid at all costs.