Millet is one of the most useful cereals for a human, which is produced from panicum (an annual grain plant, which is the oldest grain cereal on Earth). It is an easily digestible non-allergenic product. The benefits of millet are significant for feeding children. The use of millet in the daily diet has a tonic effect.
Millet is rich in dietary fiber (fiber), carbohydrates, fats and proteins, including essential amino acids (lysine, tretnin, leucine, valine, histidine). The amino acid composition of millet proteins is slightly poorer than buckwheat and oat ones. This is the value and benefits of millet. The groats contain vitamins A, E, PP, thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), folic acid (B9) and beta-carotene. In the composition of the millet there are micro and macroelements, iron, magnesium, silicon, manganese, copper and fluorine.
Millet has a lipotropic effect. It prevents the adipopexis and improves the functioning of the heart and blood vessels. Millet removes toxins and antibiotics from the human body, thereby having a positive effect on the liver. Vitamin complex of the groats relieves fatigue and irritability, improves memory.
Millet has a beneficial effect on the processes of bonding soft tissues and damaged bones and heals wounds. It also improves the structure and condition of hair, nails and teeth due to the high content of minerals. The consumption of millet normalizes metabolism, improves blood circulation and contributes to the harmonious work of the cardiovascular system. Millet contributes to the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and diabetes. It is used in the treatment of edema as a diaphoretic and diuretic.