Saaral Barnyard Millet / குதிரைவாலி அரிசி / Kuthiraivali Rice – 500g
Barnyard Millet Rice Health Benefits
1)Low in calories
Saaral Barnyard Millet Rice is a good source of highly digestible protein and is least caloric dense compared to other cereals. Almost, one serving of barnyard millets (25g, raw) contains 75-83 calories and 1.5-1.9g of protein.
2) Low in glycemix index
The carbohydrate content in Barnyard Millet is quite low. Hence it can be recommended for patients with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
3) Great source of iron
Some of its varieties have a high amount of iron (18.6 mg in 100g of raw millet) which is the richest amongst all millets and cereal grains.
4) Dietary fiber
It contains a good amount of both soluble and insoluble fiber. The content of fiber in this millet is highest compared to other millets; it is as high as 12.6% including soluble (4.2%) and insoluble (8.4%) fractions. It thus helps in preventing constipation, excess gas, bloating, and cramping.
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