LITTLE MILLET (SAMAI) HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in SEREALS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

HEALTH BENEFITS:

·        Samai is rich in phyto-chemicals and it has excellent antioxidant properties

·        Its Dietary fiber protects against hyperglycemia.

·        It reduces cholesterol and helps in digestion.

·        Has nearly 2.5 times minerals and nearly 38 times fiber and nearly 13 times Iron than Rice.

·        Has nearly 6.3 times fiber and nearly 1.8 times Iron than Wheat.

·        Has lesser amount of carbohydrates than Wheat and rice and has abundant quantities of Thiamin (Vitamin B1) which is not present in Rice and Wheat.

·        Helps lowers risk of type 2 diabetes

·        Reduces chances of heart attacks

·        Improves digestion

·        Protects from breast cancer

·        protects childhood asthma

NUTRITION FACTS:

Nutrition Information Per 100gms

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

Calories

207

Minerals

1.5g

Carbohydrate

65 g

Protein

7.7g

Fiber

7.6g

Iron

9.3mg

Calcium

17mg

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