Pearl millet- Bajra

Pearl Millet- Bajra

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) has been used as food thousands of years. Nearly 90 million people use Pearl millet as staple grain. It contains more nutrients than wheat and rice. It is one of the gluten free food and gained popularity in western countries in past two decades.


Pearl millet is found to be beneficial in the process of weight loss due to its high fiber content and ability to prolong satiety. It has been found that due to its high fiber content it reduces the risk of occurrence of gall stone It is also a rich source of calcium and phosphorus which helps to attain peak bone density. It is also good for women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome. Fights heart burn, increases lung function, good for eyesight, prevents hair loss.


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Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: January 31, 2023

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