you doing to ensure good nutrition in your food today?
Most of us today demand for convenience food, ready to eat
breakfast cereals, which add only bulk to our appetite. Do you think they are
healthy? Will they satisfy our nutrients requirement? No not at all, those
foods are deficient in proteins, vitamins, minerals etc. Massive task in
today’s engaging lifestyle is making healthy and nutritious food.
your hard days at work easy access to junk is what you would wish for; and on those
easy days, you should lay down the law to plan healthy food and consciously
include good nutrition in your diet.
about nutri-cereals? Wondering what?
coarse grains and a store house of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals -
Millets. Yes! These cereals have low fat content and contains mainly
unsaturated fat. They are easy to digest and has awesome nutrition in every
bite. The practice of consuming millets as part of the daily diet is not new to
India. But, many feel millets are tough to cook, thus we arehesitant to make use of them. But thankfully, in today's
advanced world, adding mini portion of millets to our diet in the form of Upma,
Idly, Dosa or Roti dough is a good way to start and the technology has made it
Here are the top 4 reasons why you should include millets in
Fibre rich millet for longevity
Yes! Millets are high in both soluble and insoluble fibre.
Various studies have shown that eating r fibre-rich food increases our
longevity! These super grains are high
in soluble and insoluble fibre content which helps the food move through your
digestive system easily and in a more controlled manner. The soluble fibre
helps prevent acidity and reduce cholesterol while insoluble fibre can help
improve bowel-related problems like constipation.
Say goodbye to diabetes with millets
Millets are complex carbohydrates that is, it contains carbohydrates
that digests slower and steadier – so you will feel satiated for longer and
will not feel hunger pangs in between meals. Owing to their versatility, they
have less glycemic index (which is responsible for diabetes) than rice and
Keeps you young
Millets are a good source of antioxidants. (Wondering what is
antioxidant? It is the safeguard for our skin from damages) The high number of
antioxidants present in millets, fights free radicals present in the body and slows
down the ageing process. (You are right , it keeps you young and beautiful :-)
No wonder even a single meal cooked with millets can be a revitalizing experience.
The antioxidant present in the millet not only makes you feel fresh but also
rejuvenates your body.
the daily nutrient Requirement
the millets the most important is Finger millet which is super rich in Calcium.
It meets our 82 % of Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA)of calcium intake of an
average Indian. Next to calcium is we give careful attention to Iron rich food.
The Barnyard millet is rich in iron that is it meets 60% of our RDA. Now, I
know you many wonder how much should I eat to meet this RDA and what about the
other grains? Here is the table for you to clear your doubts. But note down
these values are for 100g of each grain.
you super excited after looking at the table? Cool!!now you know the
outstanding reasons that makes it all important to eat the wonder grains without
eating belongs to everyone and it does not have to be expensive, and moreover
expensive eating is not always healthy. Meanwhile one of the great challenges
of today is to develop inexpensive foods that are nutritionally superior. Despite
the obvious benefits of millets, we recognize that there can be challenges when
it comes to cooking them.
all these in mind, we came up with the best idea to reverse this trend without
giving up on the convenience (Yes! we know that is what you are looking for on
your busy schedule). So, we decided to look into the rainbow of traditional millet
products and bring back foods that our
grandparents ate regularly which are uncommon nowadays and what we found is going to keep happy and healthy
regardless your busy day!
Yeah! If you keep up on the latest healthy eating trends then
you have probably heard of our Nativefoodstore store with potential products.
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