Millets – Why they are healthy? 

Millets are humble seeded-grasses that have been cultivated in Asia and Africa since the dawn of Human Civilisation. They are highly tolerant of drought and other extreme weather conditions and have a similar nutrient content to other major cereals.

Ragi or Finger millet is known to have been cultivated in Northern Karnataka since the Iron Age.

Some of the popular millets : Kodo Millet, Finger Millet, Foxtail Millet , Proso Millet and so on.


Health Benefits:

Millets are low in sugar, high in fibre and protein, have a low glycemic index, gluten free and rich in minerals and Vitamins. This makes Millets a more healthy alternative to other popular cereals like Rice, Wheat and Maize.

Some of the known benefits of Millets are as follows:

Fighting Diabetes: Since Millet have a low glycemic index, they have low levels of sugar. Millets are an ideal source of carbohydrates which are easy to digest and help in reducing blood sugar levels.

Immune System boost: Millets are rich in vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron etc which makes it an amazing food source that benefits the immune system.

High Fibre Food: Millets are a good source of fibre that helps in the optimal functioning of the digestive system.

Try our millet based products. They are tasty, ease to use/cook and healthy.