Unpolished millet rices are not just good for our health, they are good for our pocket books too.crunching the numbers (org. pub 2016/10/22)
The idea for the Bengaluru Millet Walk came from the Mera Terah Run team. In Dec '16 the MTR annual yatra was a campaign to revive millets - to work towards encouraging millet based diets and their cultivation and processing. As part of Mera Terah Run 2016 - Miles for Millets a team of volunteers visited … Continue reading the Bengaluru Millet Walk 2017 – Thindi Oota Special
slides of a presentation I shared with green enthusiasts at Cisco on Thu. the 20th as part of their Earth Aware program.
A few tips for identifying quality of small millet rice and to address consumers' price concerns.
Immature grains spoil the look, taste, cooking quality ... it needs to go out and not stick around in the millet rices ! First in a series of posts on why we need to change the way we process millets.
Total sugar added to blood is lesser and happens slower with a millet based diet than one based on polished paddy rice.
finding twice the area under paddy cultivation to cultivate millets on, is very much achievable.
Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load and C/F - a better handle to decide whats good to moderate changes in blood sugar levels
This is probably one of the most common Qs I've come across when talking about millets - which millet should I eat? One particular millet, however nutritious, should not replace the single cereal that polished paddy rice has become in the case of many people's diet today. A single super grain cannot provide all the … Continue reading Which millet should I eat?
Should we stop eating paddy rice and wheat? Nutritionally whole grain paddy rice (not the polished ones), or whole wheat (not the refined/all purpose) have something to offer. So do oats, barley, the many millets and many other cereal grains and pseudo cereals. The polished white paddy or the refined/all purpose flour have very little … Continue reading Should we stop eating paddy rice and wheat?