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Millet

What is Millet

Millet is a nutritious grain that is a rich source of fibre, iron, vitamin B, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. It is highly alkaline, making it easy to digest and easy and even soothing to the stomach. Millet comes in many different varieties, the most common being pear and foxtail. Other popular varieties include finger and proso. Yellow millet is commonly found in bulk food stores.  Organic millet has been harvested from grains that have been grown without being subjected to chemicals or pesticides.

Millet is widely used in many countries to make such foods as flatbreads, indian roti and ethiopian injera. It is also used to brew beer and is known to be added to many fermented European drinks. When buying millet it is important to buy millet that is marked fit for human consumption as millet sold and marketed or animal consumption has an indigestible outer shell 

Is millet gluten free and are there other benefits?

Millet is a traditional grain that is 100% gluten free - making it a perfect choice for people looking for gluten free grains. Additionally, consuming illet has the following benefits.

  • Has excellent nutritional value, being loaded with folate and choline. It also contains minerals such as magnesium, zinc, potassium and phosphorous

  • High protein source for vegetarians

  • Promotes healthy blood sugar levels 

  • Contains polyphenols - antioxidants that inhibit the growth of cataracts

  • Helps with the prevention of gallstones

  • Promotes cardiovascular health

Where can I buy millet in Australia 

If you’ve been looking for where to buy millet in Australia, Buy Organics Online can be relied upon to provide you with an excellent range of high quality natural organic millet that has been sourced from the most reputable suppliers within the industry. If you’ve been looking for a healthy and viable gluten free seed or grain, then millet could be the answer to your needs and Buy Organics Online has the range to suit your needs - don’t delay order your supply today.