5 Reasons Why Millets Are Good For You

Millet is one of those super grains that is celebrated for its benefits all across world. A much underestimated seed that is packed with full of important nutrients. In the history of food, especially in the Indian context, millets have been mentioned in some of the oldest Yajurveda texts,  indicating that millet consumption was very common, pre-dating to the Bronze Age. Its popularity is rising again with absolutely delicious dishes that have been curated lately and it also boasts of a bucket load of benefits that you'd sure want to know.

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Here’s 5 reasons why Millets

 

1. Fibre = Fitness = Millets

We all know fibre aids to digest food easily. Millets are rich in fibre and are easily digestible. So if you’ve got any troubling digestive issues, you know what the remedy is.

 

2. Millets for Diabetes

Total sugar added to blood is lesser and happens slower with a millet based diet than one based on polished paddy rice. Cut the rice and embrace the millet!

 

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3. Your best mantra for weight loss

Millets contain a magic potion called amino acids which lowers the appetite and helps in weight loss. It digests slowly and keeps the stomach full for a longer period of time. It also help the body to remove harmful fats from the liver.

 

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4. Gluten- Tag!

Germans together with all the vegans and vegetarians of the world show extra love for millets because they are gluten-free.


 

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5. For a clear and younger looking skin

Lipoic, an antioxidant in millet, contains valuable anti-inflammatory properties which increases blood circulation in the body to reduce acne and fine lines on the skin. It increases the speed of the skin repair system, firms the skin and prevents further damage.

 

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