(Hindi: Mandua, Tamil: Kelvargu, Telugu: Ragulu, Malayalam: Koovarugu.)
Ragi comprises a vast array of key nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin E, B-complex vitamins, iron, calcium, antioxidants, proteins, fibres, sufficient calories and useful unsaturated fats. Following a deep sleep at night, the stomach and intestines display peak levels of metabolism in the morning. Hence, having ragi-based foods like ragi upma or ragi parathas for breakfast activates the digestive juices and ensures complete assimilation of nutrients found in ragi, which are absorbed into the bloodstream and transferred to vital organs in the body namely the heart, brain, lungs, liver and kidneys.
Supplies Essential Amino Acids, Supports Gluten-Free Diet, Fortifies Bone Density, Keeps Blood Sugar Levels In Check, Treats Anaemia, Boosts Nervous System Function, Augments Heart Health, Ragi For Pregnancy And Lactation, Contributes towards child’s nutritional needs, Ragi For IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)