10 health benefits of Ragi !!
Rich in calcium – No other cereal comes close to ragi when it comes to calcium content.
Helps in weight loss – The natural fat content in ragi is lower than all other cereals. So, people trying to lose weight this is the perfect substitute for wheat and rice.
High fiber content – As compared to white rice, ragi contains higher amounts of dietary fiber. Due to this, ragi aids digestion prevents over-eating and makes you feel full for a longer span of time.
Aids diabetics –Diabetic patients can trust ragi to create a restrained build in glucose level.
Battles anemia – Ragi is an excellent source of natural iron. Patients of anemia and low hemoglobin levels can begin to include ragi in their diets as a domestic remedy.
Natural relaxant – The ample amount of amino acids and antioxidants in ragi help the body relax naturally. Common ailments like anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and depression can be battled with ragi.
Reduces the risk of stroke – In its early stages of growth, that is, when it is still green, ragi can help prevent high blood pressure. The cholesterol levels in the blood can be regulated too, leading to less plaque formation and blockage of vessels.
Gluten-free – People with celiac disease or followers of the gluten-free diet can incorporate ragi into their daily consumption as it is completely free of gluten.
Excellent baby food – In Southern India, where ragi is widely consumed, babies as old as 28 days are fed ragi porridge at their christening. It is believed that ragi promotes better digestion.
Boosts lactation – Lactating mothers are urged to include ragi, especially when it is green as it enhances milk handling and imbibes the milk with the essential amino acids, iron and calcium required for the nutrition of the mother as well as the child.
How can one include Ragi in their diet?
Farmveda brings Ragi Idli and Ragi Dosa
These are also available on BigBasket, Amazon, SouthIndiaStore.com, Namdhari fresh and 400 stores in Bangalore.
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