Millet

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...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.

 

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

Nutrition:

  • 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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