KODO MILLET(varagu) HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in SEREALS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

HEALTH BENEFITS:

·        Varagu rice is gluten-free and packed with vitamins and minerals.

·        High in Nutrition which is good for children.

·        High fiber content.

·        Varagu rice helps hydrate your colon to keep your system regular and keep you from being constipated.

·        Digestion friendly.

·        Rich in photochemical, phytic acid, which lowers cholesterol, and phytate, and that helps in reduction of cancer risks.

·        High antioxidant activity.

·        Vargu Rice helps in controlling Blood sugar and Cholesterol.

·        Great energy source especially good for athletes.

·        Complete protein source when combined with legumes - ideal for a vegetarian diet.

·        Varagu rice consumption decreases Triglycerides and C-Reactive Protein.

·        Serotonin in the Millet calms and soothes the moods.

·        Varagu rice acts as a Prebiotic feeding microflora in your inner ecosystem

·        Millet is full of nutrients your body needs, such as:

      Magnesium,Fiber,Antioxidants,Tryptophan,Phoshorus,Calcium,       Vitamin B and Maganese

MINERALS:

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Calories

207

 

Calories from Fat

 

15 %

Total Fat

2g

3%

Saturated Fat

0g

1%

Trans Fat Cholesterol

0mg

0%

Sodium

3mg

0%

Total Carbohydrate

41g

14%

Dietary Fiber

2g

9%

Sugars

0g

 

Protein

6g

 

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

3.0IU

0%

Retinol

0.0mcg

 

Retinol Activity Equivalent

0.0mcg

 

Alpha Carotene

0.0mcg

 

Beta Carotene

2.0mcg

 

Beta Cryptoxanthin

0.0mcg

 

Lycopene

0.0mcg

 

Lutein+Zeaxanthin

70.0mcg

 

Vitamin C

0.0mg

0%

Vitamin D

~

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Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

0.0mg

0%

Vitamin K

0.3mcg

0%

Thiamin

0.1mg

7%

Riboflavin

0.1mg

5%

Niacin

1.3mg

7%

Vitamin B

60.1mg

5%

Folate

19.0mcg

5%

Food Folate

19.0mcg

 

Folic Acid

0.0mcg

 

Dietary Folate Equivalents

19.0mcg

 

Vitamin B

120.0mcg

0%

Pantothenic Acid

0.2mg

2%

Choline

11.2mg

 

Betaine

 

MINERALS

Calcium

3.0mg

0%

Iron

0.6mg

3%

Magnesium

44.0mg

11%

Phosphorus

100mg

10%

Potassium

62.0mg

2%

Sodium

2.0mg

0%

Zinc

0.9mg

6%

Copper

0.2mg

8%

Manganese

0.3mg

14%

Selenium

0.9mcg

1%

Fluoride

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