English : great millet/sorghum, Bengali :Jowar, Gujarati : jowari, juar, Hindi : jowari, juar, Kannada : jola, Marathi : jowari, jondhala, Oriya : juara, Punjabi : jowar, Tamil : cholam, Telugu : jonna
Sorghum contains more antioxidants than blueberries, high protein and fiber, and no gluten which makes it a perfect dietary grain for those with celiac disease. Sorghum contains iron and niacin, or vitamin B-3. It supports metabolism and niacin helps to break down and metabolize nutrients into energy. Niacin and iron also support helathy circulation, and iron plays a role in immune function. Diabetic friendly and gluten free.
Millets have been cultivated from pre-historic times and is one of the world’s earliest food plants used by humans. It is naturally gluten free and is non-acid forming. Millets are alkalizing foods which helps in preventing chronic diseases.
Sorghum is rich in antioxidants and has anti-carcinogenic properties when consumed regularly in diet. It promotes cardiovascular health better than other cereals.
Soak, ferment, roast or sprout before consumption to derive full benefits of millets and whole grains.