Know your millets

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Lets first understand the benefits of Millets.

Health benefits of millets when consumed everyday!

Source: Whfoods.com

  • Millets are generally rich in Protein, fiber, calcium, Iron& Minerals especially Magnesium, copper & phosphorous.
  • It helps to reduce cholesterol, lowers blood pressure &it helps in the development & repair of body cells & tissues.
  • It helps to lower the risk of Type 2 Diabetes especially for women.
  • Its high insoluble fiber helps to prevent Gallstones formation.
  • Pre-menopausal women eating millets have a reduced breast cancer risk.

Some of the key reasons millet is part of your healthy Body Ecology diet is because it:

  • Does NOT feed pathogenic yeast
  • Acts as a pre-biotic to feed important micro-flora in your inner ecosystem
  • Provides serotonin to calm and soothe your moods.
  • Helps hydrate your colon to keep you regular.
  • Is alkaline.
  • Digests easily.

Millet is full of nutrients your body needs, such as:

  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Fiber
  • B vitamins

Different types of millets used in our products are listed below:

Little Millet

Little millet known as saamai in Tamil,Kutki in Hindi,saame in Kannada,Sama in Telugu & chama in Malayalam is wonderfulmillet, which is suitable for people of all age groups. It helps to prevent constipation & heals all the problems related to stomach. It improves the semen counts of men.It also helps for women with irregular periods problems.Its high fiber helps to reduce the fat depositions in the body.

Foxtail Millet

Foxtail millet known as thinai in Tamil, Kangni/Rala in Hindi, Navane in Kannada, Korra in Telugu & thina in Malayalam is first of millet varieties that were used in ancient days. Foxtail millet is high in carbohydrates. It is rich in dietary fiber and minerals such as copper & iron. It helps us to keep our body strong & immune. It helps to control blood sugar & cholesterol levels.

 

Finger Millet

Finger millet popularly known as Ragi is one of the healthiest and easily available millets all over the world. It is called as Finger Millet in English, Kezhvaragu/keppai/aariyam in Tamil, Ragi in Hindi & Kannada, Ragulu, kooralu in Telugu & Panjapulle, moothari in Malayalam, Madua in Bengali & Nachni in Marathi, is a well known millet & consumed widely by the people all over the world.Ragi has the highest mineral & calcium content when compared to all whole grains & minerals.It is called as wonder grain. It has numerous health benefits and the most importantly it is rich in calcium and fiber. Itis a powerhouse of protein & amino acids. It helps to reduce the heat of the body. It also helps to heal ulcers &anemia. It’s a great replacement for rice & wheat especially for diabetic patients.

Kodo Millet

Kodo millet known as varagu in Tamil, Harka in Kannada, Koovaragu in Malayalam, Kodra in Hindi & Arikelu in Telugu.Its basically digestion friendly millet. It is rich in phytochemicals, Phytate that helps in reduction of cancer risks. It helps to reduce the body weight, which is most needed for obese people. It helps to overcome irregular period problems in women. It helps to reduce knee & joint pains. Also it is good for diabetic people .It reduces nervous disorders especially in eyes.

Barnyard Millet

Barnyard millet known as kuthiravali in Tamil, Oodalu in Kannada, odalu in Telugu, Jhangora in Hindi and Kavadapullu in Malayalam which has 6 times high fiber content when compared with wheat. It’sgluten free millet with high calcium, phosphorous&fiber. It is high in carbohydrates& fat too. It helps to maintain the body temperature. It acts as a good anti oxidant too

Pearl Millet

Pearl millet known as Kambu in Tamil, Bajra in Hindi, Sajje in Kannada, Sajjalu in Telugu & Kambam in Malayalam is miraclemillet, which has iron that is 8 times of rice. It is very rich in Calcium, Protein, and Iron&Magnesium. It helps to reduce the bad cholesterol level in our body.It’s a great body coolant. It’s consumed as porridge during summer. It helps to improve the digestion power & heals stomach ulcers too. It helps to improve bowel movements & prevents constipation. It makes our body strong. It helps to increase the secretion of milk for lactating mothers!