Wellness - Nutrition | 0-18 yrs

6 Different Types Of Millet And Their Health Benefits


The Millets are gaining popularity as a health food. Millets are an excellent diet for diabetics. It is gluten-free and good for people suffering from asthma too. As millets do not form acid it the stomach, it is good for people suffering from acidity issues. It is also used to regulate cholesterol. There are different varieties of millets and every variety is packed with nutrients.

Flip through the pages of the ClipBook to know about 6 different types of millets and their health benefits. 


No. 1: Foxtail Millet

Foxtail millets are rich in calories that provide energy and strength to the body to perform activities. It is widely cultivated in India, Africa and China.

No. 2: Pearl Millet

Pearl Millet or Bajra in Hindi is rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Due to its rich composition of minerals and proteins, Pearl Millet has many health benefits.

No. 3: Proso Millet

Proso millet is a unique Indian Millet that is commonly known as white millet, Kashif millet or hog millet. This millet is now cultivated in India, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia and the United States. Due to its lack of gluten, it can be include...

No. 4: Barnyard Millet

The barnyard millet is a wild seed, mainly grown in the mountainous areas of Uttaranchal, India. Nutritionally, barnyard millet is a vital crop. it’s a good supply of protein, that is extremely digestible and is an excellent source of dietary fibr...

No. 5: Kodo Millet

Kodo millet is an indigenous cereal or millet in varied tropical regions. It is also known as kodra, varagu, arikelu, harka, and kodoa. Kodo or varagu is a popular fast or upvas food in some parts of India. The millet is definitely superior to ric...

No 6: Little Millet

Little Millet is one of the oldest food known to we humans and possibly the first cereal grain to be used for domestic purpose. When compared to rice, Little Millet health benefits is highly nutritious, non-glutinous and alkaline food. It is high ...

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