Discover the Incredible Health Benefits of Millets for Your Daily Lifestyle

Discover the Incredible Health Benefits of Millets for Your Daily Lifestyle

Add millets to your daily diet and add happiness to your lifestyle.

Did you know that these humble millets are also known as the cereals of the poor?

 Yet, Indian millets, by nature are nutritiously rich, drought tolerant and mostly grown in the arid and semi-arid regions of India. Millets constitute an important source of food and fodder for millions of resource-poor farmers and play a vital role in ecological and economic security of India.

 Indian Millets are nutritionally superior to wheat and rice as they are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. They are also gluten-free and have a low glycemic index, making them ideal for people with celiac disease or diabetes.

 Today, millions of Indians are consuming millets as part of their daily diet. Thanks to the several initiatives that are being taken by the Government of India.

 Millets come with a whopping amount of nutrients including proteins, dietary fibre, B vitamins, calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, potassium, copper and selenium. They are also a powerhouse of antioxidants, flavonoids, anthocyanins, saponins and lignans that provide you with impressive health benefits.

  Here are the health benefits of adding millets to your daily diet:

 Millets are diabetes-friendly:

 Millets are diabetes-friendly grain that are rich in protein and promote insulin sensitivity. It is an excellent source of fibre and helps slow the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream. Occasional consumption of millet does not have much effect, but regular inclusion of millet helps in long-term success in managing diabetes.

Millets have a low Glycaemic Index (GI) and also associated with the prevention of diabetes.

 Millets regulate blood glucose levels in the body:

 Millets, when compared to wheat and maize, are high on nutrients, gluten-free and have a low glycaemic index of 54-68. The presence of a high amount of dietary fiber, proteins with all essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals helps in stabilizing the blood sugar levels. Millets can be a part of a healthy diet for diabetic patients. It prevents blood sugar spikes and promotes insulin sensitivity.

 Millets help in weight loss:

Millets are boon for everyone who is conscious of maintaining a healthy body and healthy body weight. Millets are an excellent alternative to shed the extra kilos. Therefore, including millets in your regular diet, in the form of millet flour or having millets for breakfast can remarkably help in lowering the BMI of obese people. Switching over to millets daily can lower accumulation of fat, improve gut health and help you in achieving sustained weight loss.

 Millets are good for the heart:

 Millets are loaded with antioxidants that include beta-glucans, flavonoids, anthocyanidins, tannins, lignans, and policosanols. These antioxidants play a crucial role in lowering LDL cholesterol, total cholesterol and help to maintain the blood vessels healthy and clear off the clots, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease, and stroke.

Millets fight against cancer cells:

 According to a research, Foxtail Millet and Proso Millet are proven to be effective in inhibiting the growth of cancerous cells in various tissues. The Phytochemicals in millets exhibit antiproliferative effects and lower formation of cancer cells in the colon, breast, and liver without causing any damages to normal cells.

Millets promote digestion:

 Millets are rich in dietary fiber which works well to improve the digestive system function. It combats constipation, flatulence, bloating, cramping, regularizes the bowel function and improves the overall health of other vital organs like liver, and kidney.

 Millex has been spearheading the awareness of consuming millets aa part of daily diet. Millex makes three variants of millets based health mixes which are blended with Ayurvedic herbs, cereals and nuts to boost a healthy lifestyle.

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