Role of Millets in Keeping You Healthy

If you don’t know what are millet, then read Millets – The Forgotten Foods. Millets are superfoods and don’t have lot of processing attached  to it.

  1. Low glycemic Foods
  2. Gluten Free Grains
  3. Rich in antioxidants
  4. Lot of micro-nutrients
  5. Good amount of fiber
  6. Anti carcinogenic effect
  7. Reducing the impact of allergic tendencies

These millet vary in their nutritive value. Its always better not to combine the millet. Choose your millet based on your health goal you want to achieve, e.g. If you are diabetic Ragi(Finger Millet) will not help you as Ragi (Finger Millet) is rich in iron, calcium but Ragi is not low glycemic index millet. Foxtail millet is low glycemic millet with lot of fiber and more protein.

Constant use of polished rice which is devoid of bran and the fiber and for all the main meals could lead to increase in blood sugar.

The reason to shifting to millet is that by eating about 100 gm of millet in one meal, you are adding a good amount of micro-nutrients as compared to wheat and rice.

So encourage consumption of millet in near to natural state.

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