Millet Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how millet can support your health and wellness.

Millet nutrition, benefits, recipes.... let your imagination run wild with the potential of nature’s own cereals and grains! Millet is a group of small-seeded grasses, which is cultivated throughout the world. It can be eaten as porridge or used in breads and other cereal based snacks. It’s a great source of fibre and also contains a range of other beneficial vitamins, minerals and organic compounds that can boost health in various ways.

Millet is also gluten-free, so can be eaten by those with a gluten intolerance or Coeliac disease.

As part of a healthy and well balanced eating pattern, millet can support your health and wellness, by providing:

  • 375 calories / 100g (uncooked)
  • 9% water
  • 125 calories / 100g (cooked)
  • 71% water


  • Vitamin B6, E & K
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Zinc
  • Dietary Fibre

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Reduce blood pressure, prevent atherosclerosis and protect against heart disease.
  • Regulate cholesterol levels and improve heart health.
  • Improve digestion and prevent constipation and bloating.
  • Support detoxification and immune system functioning.
  • Support the production of red blood cells, protect haemoglobin levels and prevent anaemia.
  • Reduce the secretion of bile acid and prevent gallstones.
  • Support the development and repair of body tissues (cell structures).

Millet Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of millet, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how  millet can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

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