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Why Millets

Why Millets

Millet improves digestion as it contains high fiber.

Millet contains magnesium and vitamin B3, so it improves heart health.

Millet can help to reduce depression and anxiety.

Millet helps to control blood sugar levels.

Millet contains protein which helps to improve immunity.

Millet is a rich source of antioxidants.

Millet is suitable for gluten-intolerant people as it's gluten-free.

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What is Millet?

Millets are cereal grains from the Poaceae family. Millet has been grown and consumed in many parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Millets come with a lot of health benefits like gluten-free, high fiber, and various minerals, due to which it has gained popularity throughout the world. You can cook it like other whole grains such as rice and quinoa.

They are grown in Asian and African countries, mainly in India and Nigeria. They are consumed by both humans and livestock.

There are many types of millet, and all of them are nutritious and have a lot of health benefits. Millets are adaptive to hard cultivating conditions such as high temperatures and low land fertility.


Did you know millets are available in 7 different types.


Pearl Millet | Bajra

Pearl Millet or Bajra like other millets are high in nutrients, and it has a lot of health benefits. India is the largest producer of Bajra in the World. It is very beneficial for diabetic and heart patients. It is good for skin, nails and hair health.


Finger Millet | Nachani | Raagi

Finger millet is an important millet due to its amazing health benefits and grown in many areas of India and Africa. It belongs to a small millet group and is extremely healthy and flexible to climate. Finger millet improves skin health and helps in weight management.


Foxtail Millet | Kangni

Foxtail millet is the highest cultivated millet in Asia and the second highest in the world. They are also known as Kangni, Kang and kakum. It is an excellent source of calcium and iron and helps to strengthen bones and muscles.


Kodo Millet | Kodra

Kudo millet is a high-protein grain and is grown in various states of India. Kudo millet is consumed in India during fasting and is highly adaptive to different soil fertility. It is gluten-free and helps to reduce blood pressure and improve digestion.


Barnyard Millet | Jhangora

Barnyard millet is extremely healthy and contains a lot of nutrition. It is cultivated in hilly regions and widely cultivated in China and India. Barnyard millet improves digestion and is extremely beneficial for people suffering from type two diabetes and heart diseases.


Sorghum | Jowar

Sorghum is a gluten-free grain and is cultivated and consumed worldwide. It has been a part of the human diet for more than 5000 years. It improves bone health and red blood cells. Jowar or sorghum are rich in fiber and help to control blood sugar level.


Little Millet | Kutki

Little millet is one of the small millet and is also known as kutki, samai, and samalu. It has a low glycaemic index, thus helping to control blood sugar levels. It helps to reduce cholesterol and manage body weight.


Good for Your Heart

Millets contain a high amount of soluble fiber which can help to reduce the amount of "bad" cholesterol. Soluble fiber can easily collect cholesterol by converting it into a gel and taking the bad cholesterol out of your system. It also improves the amount of "good" cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is one of the major factors that affect heart problems, so taking millet regularly in your diet can improve your heart health. Millet contains potassium, which helps to control blood pressure.

Respiratory Health 

Millet is helpful to improve lung conditions like asthma, TB and lung cancer. Wheat is a common grain that is involved in grain-included asthma and wheezing, while none of the millet consumption has such a negative impact on asthma. Studies have found that regular consumption of millet can prevent the condition of asthma and reduce the symptoms of childhood asthma.

Good for Diabetes

Millet has a low glycaemic index (GI) compared to all other grains. This helps to reduce the intensity of increasing and decreasing blood sugar and controls it effectively. Also, it has a high amount of fiber content which reduces your cholesterol level and helps you to properly manage your weight. These are the top things that control diabetes. According to research, regular consumption of millet can reduce diabetes by 12 to 15 per cent.

Millet Improves Digestion 

Millet is high in soluble and insoluble fiber which helps in improving digestion. It helps to improve the appetite and improves synergies between the intestine and stomach. It also prevents indigestion, stomach bloating and ulcers. By properly removing the waste in the form of stool from your body, it helps to prevent serious conditions related to the stomach like ulcers and colon cancer.

Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Many studies have shown that regular consumption of Jowar and Bajra can help you to heal from cancer. High cholesterol level and inflammation can cause cancer, and including millet in your diet daily can help to reduce cholesterol and inflammation. Various studies have also shown that millet can help to reduce the growth of colon cancer cells and colorectal cancer.

Controls Cholesterol

Millet contains soluble and insoluble fiber. The soluble fiber in millet can help to reduce the cholesterol level. Soluble fiber can easily get soluble with cholesterol by converting it into a gel and effectively removing it from your body. A study from ICRISAT found that regular consumption of millet can reduce blood pressure by 8% and cholesterol by 5%.

Detoxify Your Body

Millets contain many antioxidants that can help to detox your body naturally. Also, it contains a high amount of fiber that helps to improve digestion and clean your stomach properly.

Include Millet in Your Daily Diet

Millet has a lot of nutrition and comes with a lot of health benefits. There are different types of millet like pearl millet, finger millet, foxtail millet, kodo millet, barnyard millet, sorghum millet, and little millet. Each one is healthy and can be included in various ways in your daily diet.

The consumption of millet food is not new to India. We have been consuming millet as a daily diet for years in many parts of the country. Various research has been conducted to prove that millet can be very beneficial for a range of diseases and also effective in preventing them.

Also, you can include millet-based food products in various ways. You can check out various millet recipes online. You can also buy millet-based food products like Bajra flakes, Bajra rava, Jowar dalia, Jowar dosa, Jowar flakes, multi millet dosa, and multi millet idli

Nutrient Content of Millets (Per 100 Grams)


Millet Protein (Grams) Mineral (Grams) Fibre (Milligrams) Calcium (Milligrams) Iron (Milligrams)
Foxtail Millet 12.3 3.3 8.0 31 2.8
Little Millet 7.7 1.5 7.6 17 9.3
Barnyard Millet 11.2 4.4 10.1 11 15.2
Kodo Millet 6.2 4.4 9.8 20 5.0
Pearl Millet 11.6 2.3 1.2 42 8.0
Finger Millet | Nachani | Raagi 7.3 2.7 3.6 344 3.9


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