Nutritional Components Comparison Between Millets and Big Cereals

Nutritional Components Comparison Between Millets and Big Cereals
All values are per 100grams of Edible Portion
Name Proximate Principles Vitamin-B Minerals
Protiens
(g)
Fat
(g)
Carbohydrates
(g)
Energy
(Kcal)
Carotene
(ug)
Thiamine
(mg)
Riboflavin
(mg)
Niacin
(mg)
calcium
(mg)
Phosphorus
(mg)
Iron
(mg)
Rice 6.8 0.50 78.20 34.5 0 0.06 0.08 1.80 10 160 0.70
Wheat 11.6 1.50 71.20 346 64 0.45 0.17 5.50 41 306 5.30
Bajra 11.6 5.00 67.50 361 132 0.33 0.25 2.30 42 296 8.00
Jowar 10.4 1.90 72.60 349 47 0.37 0.13 3.10 25 222 4.10
Ragi 7.3 1.30 72.00 328 42 0.42 0.19 1.10 344 283 3.90
Arikelu 8.3 1.40 65.90 309 0 0.33 0.09 2.00 27 188 0.50
Varigalu 12.5 1.10 70.40 341 0 0.20 0.18 2.30 14 206 0.10
Sama 7.7 4.70 67.00 341 0 0.30 0.09 3.29 17 229 9.30
korralu 11.2 4.00 63.20 351 0 0.33 0.10 4.00 31 200 2.30
  • Each one of the millet has more fibre than rice and wheat.
  • Finger Millet as 30times more calcium than rice while other every millet has atleast twice the amount of Calcium compared to rice.
  • Iron content in foxtail and little millet are so rich that rice is nowhere in the race.
  • Most of us seek a micronutrient such as Beta Carotene in pharmaceutical pills and capsules,millets offers it an abundant quantities.The much privileged rice,ironically,has zero quantity of this previous micronutrient.
  • Millet is alkaline and its digests easily.
  • All millet varieties show high antioxident activity.
  • Millets(Source of Magnesium)can help reduced effects of migraines and heart attacks.
  • Millet is Gluten free and non-allergenic...must food for sensitive individuials.
  • Millet is a MIRACLE GRAIN with lots of fibre and low simple sugars.