May 10, 2021, 6:42 p.m. by Karuwaki Speaks ( 534 views)
Ragi has always been a part of the Indian diet.
While it is called ragi in the south, it is also called nachni in the North. It is a cost-effective source of various nutrients. It is a rare source of the amino acid methionine.
Nutritional Information for 1 cup Ragi Flour
One cup of Ragi Flour is 144 grams, which makes 6 rotis.
10.5 grams of Protein
103 grams of Carbs
1.87 grams of Fat
If you are unaware about the benefits of including Ragi in your diet, we have reasons-
1.Loaded with Calcium: 100 grams of Ragi contains 344 mg calcium. Calcium is critical for healthy bones and teeth and prevention of osteoporosis - a disease which weakens the bones.
2. Helps in Controlling Diabetes: The low glycemic index lessens food cravings and maintains the digestive pace, consequently, keeping blood sugar within the safe range.
3. Reverts Skin Ageing:Ragi works wonders for maintaining young and youthful skin.
4. Battles Anemia:Ragi is an excellent source of natural iron and thus a boon for anemic patients and also for those with low haemoglobin levels.
5. Relaxes the Body: Regular consumption of Ragi is highly beneficial in dealing with conditions of anxiety, depression and insomnia.
6. Helps in Weight Loss: The high amount of dietary fibre combine keeps the stomach full for a longer and prevents unwanted cravings.