Kodo millet commonly known as ‘Varagu’ in Tamil is majorly cultivated in the Deccan Plateau where it is a major food source. Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a very good substitute for rice or wheat. It contains high amount of polyphenols (antioxidant compound), which supresses hunger and makes you feel full for longer amount of time. It contains high fibre content and high nutritional value such as proteins, calcium, fibre and minerals. Since it is gluten free, it is commonly used for weight loss, controlling diabetes, increase liver functionality and good for lymphatic disorder.
Namma Veedu specializes in procuring exceptional quality organic kodo millet, so that you and your family can enjoy the taste and health benefits of our traditional grains.
Benefits of Kodo Millet:
- Hydrates the colon
- Decreases blood sugar
- Lowers cholesterol
- Produces Serotonin hormone which improves the mood
- Aids in weight loss as a good substitute for rice or wheat
- Acts as a Probiotic feeding micro flora in the intestines to prevent constipation