Nutrients offered by millets


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### Millet is generally superior to wheat, corn, and rice in terms of protein content. It is also a good source of the minerals phosphorus and magnesium, as well as Vitamins. Besides its protein and vitamin content, millet is a gluten-free grain.

Nutrients offered by Millets

Magnesium: Magnesium in millet can help reduce the effects of migraines and heart attacks.

Calcium: it helps strengthen the bones and muscles for better performance

Fiber: Fiber from whole grains has been shown to protect against breast cancer.

Niacin (vitamin B3) in millet can help lower cholesterol.

Phosphorus in millet helps with fat metabolism, body tissue repair and creating energy (phosphorus is an essential component of adenosine triphosphate or ATP, a precursor to energy in your body).

Millet can help lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Whole grains have been shown to protect against childhood asthma.

Source: AgroNigeria