If you are looking for a millet that closely resembles rice, then it is the Kodo millet.It is easy to digest and is rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, all of which helps prevent the occurrence of major lifestyle diseases.For weight loss enthusiasts, this is the millet that will assist in healthy weight loss. Cook it like rice once in a while and relish without any guilt.Kodo millet has shown to reduce knee and joint pain, helps regularize menstruation in women among others. This is attributed to high mineral content like calcium, magnesium and iron.
Health benefits of kodo millets.
- Kodu millet intake is found to reduce fasting blood glucose level and promotes significant increase in serum insulin level.
- Kodo millet grains contain polyphenols and antioxidants. The polyphenols possess antimicrobial action against certain bacterias .
- Kodo is high in fibre and prevents gain in weight. It also helps to prevent rise in cholesterol and triglyceride levels and is a functional food to manage weight and promotes weight loss.
- Kodo is very beneficial for post menopausal women suffering from signs of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.