People around the world are waking up to the miraculous benefits of eating millets in their daily diet. A good way to yield good health is to replace unhealthy eating habits with healthier options. Although the consumption of millets has reduced recently, it was an integral part of healthy daily diet for our ancestors.
Millets were likely to be first grown over 4,000 years ago in Asia, and they were the major grain in Europe during the Middle Ages. Millets are cereal grains belongs to the Poaceae family, commonly known as the grass family. Naturally gluten-free millet is a storehouse of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. It can be purchased as flour or flakes. Millet flour is made by grinding millet seeds into powder. It is a popular gluten-free flour for baking and a perfect substitute to traditional wheat flours. Millets flakes are obtained by crushing the whole grain of millet. It is gluten-free and rich in copper, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, B Vitamins and Vitamin E.
Millets are available in different types, each type has its own health benefits.
We at Organic Planters, provides you a wide variety of millets to choose from
Different types of milletsFoxtail Millet
Foxtail millet is commonly obtained as semolina or rice flour. Healthy carbohydrates that balance blood sugar are present in foxtail millet. It also contains iron and calcium, which help to boost immunity. It also lowers blood cholesterol levels and raises HDL cholesterol levels in the body.Kodo Millet
Kodo millet is a good alternative to rice or wheat. It contains protein, fiber, and mineral. Unlike polished white rice, it provides balanced nutrition. Kodo is highly beneficial in controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.Finger Millet
Finger millet, is a healthier cereal alternative for rice and wheat. The gluten-free millet variant is high in protein and amino acids. It also helps in brain development of growing children.Pearl Millet
Pearl millet or bajra is incredibly nutrient-dense. It contains minerals such as calcium and magnesium, fiber, protein, and iron. Consuming pearl millet on a regular basis is very beneficial for your health, such as helping you to fight against Type II Diabetes.Little Millet
Little millet is a great food product option for those looking for weight loss.
It is high in fiber and stuffed with varied minerals like pottasium, zinc, iron and metal. It also contains vitamin B, which has health benefits and serves as an antioxidant in the body once consumed.
Barnyard millet can grow in adverse environmental conditions. Compared to major cereals like rice, wheat, and maize, barnyard millet has high nutritional value. It contains a rich source of carbohydrates ,protein, fiber, and, micronutrients like iron and zinc that are related to numerous health benefit
Incorporating millet into your diet helps the following benefits
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