In India, maize (Zea mays), sorghum (Jowar; Sorghum vulgare), oats (Jai; Avena sativa), barley (Jow; Hordeum vulgare), pearl millet (Bajra; Pennisetum) and many other coarse cereals are grown. These grains are rich in iron, copper and protein-like ingredients, like wheat, paddy-like greenhouse gases do not cause the formation of greenhouse gases. One study suggests that urea is widely used to grow wheat and rice. When urea is decomposed, nitrous oxide, nitrate, ammonia change to other elements. Nitrous oxide becomes a threat to health in the air. This can lead to serious respiratory diseases. This is also the cause of acid rain.
Along with urea, the quality of the ground is getting worse and the micro-organisms found in it are being destroyed. A study published in the journal Global Environment Change, states that there is no special need for urea for coarse cereals. They also grow easily in low-water land. Because of this, they are much better for the environment.
Which of these coarse grains are more nutritious? Let’s know..
Ragi is basically grain of East Africa and is being grown in India for nearly 4,000 years. In some areas of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, there was a major part that consumed ragi diet. Ragi or finger millet is one of the most healthy cereals which helps lower cholesterol level, weight control, diabetes and a cool the body.
50 percent of world’s coarse grain production includes Bajra only. Millet contains high amounts of dietary minerals such as vitamin B and iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, copper and manganese.
It is good for people who are allergic to wheat. A study based on research conducted in India has shown that the diet based on pulses and millet is better than the wheat-based diet for human development. It has also been found in studies that when partial or completely millet is added to the diet instead of rice, nutrient intensity increases.
Jowar or Sorghum
It is the fifth most important grain grown in the world, and is the main diet of half a billion people. Jowar is one of the most profitable food crops. Sorghum is full of fibre which can help facilitate your digestion, manage obesity, regulate blood sugar levels and curb the risk of high blood pressure. Other coarse crops like corn, oats etc.
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