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HEALTH BENEFITS OF RAGI OR NACHNI

May 10, 2021, 6:42 p.m. by Karuwaki Speaks ( 443 views)

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Ragi has always been a part of the Indian diet.

Health Benefits of Ragi or Nachni | Benefits |  Karuwaki Speaks

While it is called ragi in the south, it is also called nachni in the North. It is a cost-effective source of various nutrients. It is a rare source of the amino acid methionine.

Health Benefits of Ragi or Nachni | Benefits |  Karuwaki Speaks

Nutritional Information for 1 cup Ragi Flour

One cup of Ragi Flour is 144 grams, which makes 6 rotis.

472 Calories

10.5 grams of Protein

103 grams of Carbs

1.87 grams of Fat

Health Benefits of Ragi or Nachni | Benefits |  Karuwaki Speaks

If you are unaware about the benefits of including Ragi in your diet, we have reasons-

1.Loaded with Calcium: 100 grams of Ragi contains 344 mg calcium. Calcium is critical for healthy bones and teeth and prevention of osteoporosis - a disease which weakens the bones.

2. Helps in Controlling Diabetes: The low glycemic index lessens food cravings and maintains the digestive pace, consequently, keeping blood sugar within the safe range.

Health Benefits of Ragi or Nachni | Benefits |  Karuwaki Speaks

3. Reverts Skin Ageing:Ragi works wonders for maintaining young and youthful skin.

4. Battles Anemia:Ragi is an excellent source of natural iron and thus a boon for anemic patients and also for those with low haemoglobin levels.

5. Relaxes the Body: Regular consumption of Ragi is highly beneficial in dealing with conditions of anxiety, depression and insomnia.

6. Helps in Weight Loss: The high amount of dietary fibre combine keeps the stomach full for a longer and prevents unwanted cravings.


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