healthy tips

Healthy Tips

  • Millet is alkaline and it digests easily.

  • The Hunzas – who live in a remote area of the Himalayan foothills and are known for their excellent health and longevity – enjoy millet as a staple in their diet.

  • Millet will hydrate your colon to keep you from being constipated.

  • Millet acts as a prebiotic feeding microflora in your inner ecosystem.

  • The serotonin in millet is calming to your moods.

  • Millet is a smart carb with lots of fiber and low simple sugars. Because of this it has a relatively low glycemic index and has been shown to produce lower blood sugar levels than wheat or rice. 

  • Magnesium in millet can help reduce the effects of migraines and heart attacks.

  • Niacin (vitamin B3) in millet can help lower cholesterol.

  • Millet consumption decreases triglycerides and C-reactive protein. Scientists in Seoul, South Korea concluded that millet may be useful in preventing cardiovascular disease. Nutrition Research. April 2010; 30(4):290-6.

  • All millet varieties show high antioxidant activity. A team of biochemists analyzed the antioxidant activity; all varieties showed high antioxidant activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 9 June 2010; 58(11):6706-14.

  • Millet is gluten-free and non-allergenic. A great grain for sensitive individuals.

  • Millet’s high protein content (15 percent) makes is a substantial addition to a vegetarian diet
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