While it is well-known that rice and wheat are staple foods in India’s diet, did you know that millets used to be the mainstay food of ancient India? Millets were very popular in India before the Indian Bronze Age.
Millets are a group of grains that includes some well-known grains used in India, such as:
· Ragi or Finger Millet
· Jowar or Sorghum
· Bajra or Pearl Millet
· Rajgira or Amaranth
· Kangni or Foxtail millet
These grains all share one thing in common: high levels of nutrients. They are healthier than most grains and contain more nutrients, including protein, fibre and vitamins. They play an important role in the body’s immune system, providing a way to combat various deficiencies. They are also better for the environment, as they require less water and more fertile soil. Additionally, they can resist pests naturally.
If you’re still not convinced that including millets in your diet is a good idea, consider the following five reasons:
Millets offer health benefits
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