Pearl Millet- Nutritional value and medicinal uses!

Malik, S. (2015) Pearl Millet- Nutritional value and medicinal uses! International Journal of Advance Research and Innovative Ideas in Education, 1 (3). pp. 414-418.

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Bajra or Pearl Millet (Pennisetumglaucum) is one of the oldest millet used by our ancestors. Along with wheat flour even bajra was included in the regular diet. It is known to have a very high fiber content which makes it healthier. It is used as a regular meal in places like Rajasthan, Gujarat. Now a day’s it is gaining its importance back. Now bajra are recommended by many health professionals, Dieticians and Nutritionist because of its various health benefits. It is also not very expensive millet which can reduce its consumption. People are becoming more and more conscious about the fact of bajra having various good effects on the body.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearl millet, review, health, NCDs, Bird seed, ICRISAT Gene bank, Forage crop
Author Affiliation: Research Scholar (Food & Nutrition) Dept. of Home Science, B.P.SWomen’s University KhanpurKalan (Hry)
Subjects: Postharvest Management > Food Technology
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 06:20
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 06:20

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