Naturevibe Botanicals Organic Hulled Millets, 2lbs | Non-GMO and...
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Naturevibe Botanicals Organic Hulled Millets, 2lbs | Non-GMO and Gluten Free | Whole Grain | Source of Protein and Fiber
►Millet is a group of small-seeded grasses, which is cultivated throughout the world, for human consumption. It is mainly grown in developing countries, but its ability to grow in relatively harsh, arid, and dry environments makes it a highly versatile crop.
►Although there are different varieties of millet grown around the world, the most common cultivar is Pennisetum glaucum, also known as pearl millet. In terms of history, millet likely originated in Africa but then spread throughout Asia and the Middle East roughly 10,000 years ago.
►India cultivates over 8 million tons of these grains every year, followed by Africa and China. Millet can be used as a traditional cereal, and can also be used in porridge, snacks, and other types of bread. Millet is a good source of carbohydrates and fiber, like other grains.
►It is also a good source of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds that can boost human health in various ways.
►Millet is important because of its uniquely high content of nutrients. Furthermore, there are high levels of dietary fiber, which contribute even more to the health benefits of this important grain!
- Millets are cereal crops and small seed grasses, which are widely used in African and Asian countries. Since ages, these small crops were used for human consumption as well as a fodder for animals. Majorly cultivated in the semiarid tropical regions of Africa and Asia, around 97 percent of world's overall millet production happens in these regions.
- Since ages millets were commonly used to feed birds and animals, until the health benefits of theses superfoods were known to the world.
- However, in various parts of India, millets were used for a variety of dishes. Especially, for their incredible nutrient rich composition.
- Millets are extremely nutritious and good for health and they also need less water. Millets make for a perfect healthy meal. In fact, it is often advised to prepare millets in the form of porridge for growing kids and aging adults. What's more, millets are loaded with high amount of starch and proteins, which can be beneficial, if added to the daily diet.
- Millets are not only healthy but at the same time they have a unique taste, which can accentuate the taste quotient of any meal. With various culinary innovations, millets like ragi, jowar and bajra are used to prepare several snacks and dishes like Ragi Idli, Millet Khichidi, Apple Ragi Halwa( healthy for toddlers), Ragi Cookies etc. Moreover, millets can make meals palatable and visually appealing.