Siridhanya barnyard millets: Put on any nutritional parameter, millets will always have an edge over our everyday grains. But somewhere their importance was lost till recent times. Due to their rough texture, unattractive appearance, low cost and easy availability- they started being considered a poor man’s food and the unpolished polished, attractive, less nutritious food landed on the affluent man’s plate.
If consumed on regular basis, ailments caused due to lack of fiber, iron, calcium, protein, and other vitamins can be warded off. And also, being gluten-free, they can be consumed by people suffering from celiac disease. Foxtail Millet (Kangni) – This tiny grain is a power house of vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and contains very less fat. It is ideal for weight loss, brain health and also controls blood pressure and diabetes.
Full of antioxidants it’s not a boon for the skin as it delays ageing and gives the skin that extra glint. It also cures disorders like migraine and insomnia. It is a gluten-free grain. Barnyard Millet (Sanwa ) – So nutritious and safe that it is given as beginners food to babies. Low in calories , low in glycaemic index and high in fibre- it is an ideal food for weight watchers, people suffering from cardio vascular diseases and also diabetics. It also prevents bloating, constipation and stomach ailments.
Siridhanya barnyard millets is the richest source of iron compared to other millets and grains. Kodo millet- With its high content of magnesium, calcium and iron – Siridhanya millets is a great food for post-menopausal women who may have to face challenges like knee and joint pains, heart ailments, high blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, with its abundant nutrition value, it helps you to recover post-illness from inflammation and general weakness.
Little Millet(Organic millets)- A perfect substitute of rice- it is a store house of nutrition. Rich in calcium, zinc, iron and potassium- a must include in our diets(Diabetic millets). It contains unsaturated fat which is ideal for our metabolism.