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Volume 8 Issue 4
April-2021
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2104030

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217-224

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Production Status, Nutritional Aspects and Health Benefits of Millets - A Review

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2349-5162

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"Production Status, Nutritional Aspects and Health Benefits of Millets - A Review ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 4, page no.217-224, April-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2104030.pdf

Abstract

Millets are known as one of the most important cereal grains. Cereal grains are the most important source of the world’s food. Millets are used as food and are widely used in rural areas. Millets having amazing values in their nutrition content and play a significant role in traditional diets in many regions. Millets are cultivated in Asia, Africa and America under the arid and semi-arid areas under low rainfall. India ranks 1st in the production of millet among the world. The millet grains are rich in fat, fibre and minerals in comparison to wheat and rice. Millets are rich source of calcium, dietary fibre, polyphenol, protein and amino acids like methionine and cystine hence millets are unique among the cereals. Millets are used in food fortification to overcome against micro nutrient deficiencies. Now days millets are playing important role in people who are suffering from diseases like diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease Millet food is act as a potential prebiotic and help in to enhance the functionality of probiotics. Millets also bears the nutraceutical properties as it is good source of antioxidants helpful in lowering the blood pressure, prevention of cancer and decreasing the risk of tumor.

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Fortification, Millet, Nutraceutical, Polyphenol

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"Production Status, Nutritional Aspects and Health Benefits of Millets - A Review ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 4, page no. pp217-224, April-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2104030.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2104030
Registration ID: 307422
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 4 | Year April-2021
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Page No: 217-224
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Production Status, Nutritional Aspects and Health Benefits of Millets - A Review ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 4, page no. pp217-224, April-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2104030.pdf




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