This is why Ragi / Finger millet / Mandua Aata is known as the wonder flour.
Ragi is loaded with Iron and helps in increasing blood formation in people suffering from anemia or low hemoglobin levels.
Sprouted Ragi contains vitamin C that makes the iron easily absorbable by the body.
Helps in Digestion
The high level of dietary fiber in ragi aids in proper digestion, normal bowel movement and prevents constipation.
Green ragi is a great source of nutrition and helps new mothers to improve milk production.
It also enriches the milk with all the essential minerals and vital amino acids.
Prolongs Premature Skin Aging
amino acids Methionine and Lysine, present in ragi, helps in the creation of collagen which supports skin tissues to make it supple and lively.
The abundance of antioxidants and amino acids helps in fighting free radicals and reducing oxidative stress.
It works as a natural relaxant and helps in relieving anxiety, hypertension, depression, and headaches, along with cerebral pains and Migraine.
The amino acids Lecithin and Methionine present in ragi helps in lowering cholesterol by extracting and cutting out excess fat from the liver.
and the amino acid Threonine prevents the formation of fat in the liver.
because of its high content of dietary fibers and polyphenols, Ragi has been found to reduce Diabetes.
The high level of fibers in Ragi slows down the pace of digestion, lowering blood sugar levels.
Helps in Weight Loss and reduce Belly Fat
Special amino acids present in Ragi helps in curbing appetite and The high amount of dietary fiber combines with water to keep the stomach full for a longer period of time.
It is also low in unsaturated fats.
Fights osteoporosis and promotes strong bones
Compared to any other grains, ragi has the highest amount of calcium.
This is critical for healthy bones and teeth and the prevention of osteoporosis.
Being rich in anti-oxidants, ragi is helpful in fighting many types of cancers.
It has been observed that people on millet-based diets have lower incidences of esophageal cancer than those on wheat or maize-diets.
It has anti-microbial properties
Ragi acts against a number of bacteria that causes food poisoning, typhoid-like fever, and soft tissue infections.
Ragi, in the unripe, green form can also help in controlling high blood pressure and hypertension.