Little millet goes by several names, including Moraiyo, Kutki, Shavan, and Sama. It is loaded with B-vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, and potassium. It is used in several traditional dishes of South India and is often substituted for rice.
There are several types of millet and Little millet is one among the millet clan. It is a storehouse of nutrition suitable for people of all age groups. It contains nearly 2.5 times more minerals, 38 times fibre and nearly 13 times more iron than rice. It also contains nearly 6.3 times fibre and 1.8 times more iron than wheat.
Little millet is rich in Fibre, Protein and Iron apart from carbohydrates. It helps to prevent constipation and enhances the digestion process. Little millet improves the semen count in men and promotes a timely menstruation cycle in women. Furthermore, Little millet helps to reduce the fat deposits in the body thus reducing the chances of obesity. It has a lesser amount of carbohydrates and abundant quantities of Thiamin (Vitamin B1) which is not present in Rice and Wheat.
Namma Veedu offers high and fine quality organic little millet so that you and your family can enjoy the taste and health benefits of this super grain.
Benefits of Little Millet:
- Increases sperm count in men.
- Regulates irregular periods in women.
- Contains phytochemicals with excellent antioxidant properties.
- Good source of energy.