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Beauty Tips 5 reasons why women should be eating millet

Millet contains a lots of nutrients and essential minerals and it tastes good too

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Millet is a superfood that provides a host of nutrients.

It has a sweet nutty flavor and is considered to be one of the most digestible and non-allergenic grains available. You can use millet for different recipes, including smoothies, in baking, soups and stews.

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  • Prevents premature aging

Millet contains two powerful amino acids called Methionine and Lysine, both of which help to create collagen. Collagen is the substance that keeps skin firm, stops sagging of the skin and helps to stop wrinkles forming. It helps to prevent premature aging which is a nightmare for most woman.

  • Keeps the digestive system healthy

Consuming millet prevent digestive problems such as constipation. Millet contains plenty of fiber, both soluble and insoluble, that will help the food move through your system properly and keep you regular.

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  • Helps you to relax

Millet contains the amino acid, tryptophan, which works as a natural relaxant. After a stressful day at work, consume millet porridge to help you sleep soundly.

The relaxing properties of millet can also help to reduce blood pressure, ward of tension headaches and reduce anxiety.

  • It can be an aid to weight loss

Millet is a superfood that aids weight management. Because of the high fiber and protein content in the grain, millet will make you feel full up and keep you feeling full for longer.

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  • Helps to protect against diabetes

Millet is a good source of magnesium, which is known to increase the effectiveness of insulin in the body and help to avoid diabetes developing. Studies have proven that people who eat a diet rich in magnesium have up to 30% less chance of developing Type 2 diabetes.

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