Organic Hulled Millet
Millet has a sweet nutty flavour and is considered to be one of the most digestible and non-allergenic grains available. One of the best-kept secrets of our ancient ancestors, it has been a prized crop in China, India, Greece, Egypt and Africa, and was said to have been first cultivated over 7000 years ago during the neolithic period. More recently, millet has been gaining popularity in Western Europe and North America as a nutritious, quick cooking and delicious whole grain.
Millet is useful as a breakfast porridge or rice substitute in risottos, pilaf, and salads, or added to soups and casseroles. Millet is also used as a gluten free substitute for couscous.
Try our winning Millet Falafel Recipe.
Interesting Facts about Millet:
Although its role has diminished since ancient days when millet was the grain of the time, today it ranks as the sixth most important cereal grain in the world, feeding around one-third of our global population.
The Hunzas – a community living in a remote area of the Himalayan foothills known for their excellent health and longevity – enjoy millet as a staple in their diet.
Country of Origin
Product of Ukraine
Millet is one of the more easily digested grains so gentle on the body. It is rich in nutrients your body needs such as magnesium, calcium, manganese, tryptophan, phosphorus, fibre, B vitamins and antioxidants. It is also high in starch which slows digestion, giving greater satiety.
Interestingly, millet is one of the few grains that is alkalizing to the body. It is also said to hydrate the colon and prevent constipation.
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|Nutritional Information – Organic Hulled Millet|
|Fat, Total (g)||4.2|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||0.7|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||63.3|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||–|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% organic hulled millet
Naturally gluten free
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