food grain

Millet is a type of grain that is eaten. There are many types of millet. Millets is fairly good nutrition. It includes three grams of protein per half serving and one gram of fiber per half serving. Six-tenths of a miligram is the amount of iron in each half serving of millet.

Some millet
Pearl millet
Thinai (Foxtail) millet
Varagu (Kodo) millet

Millets also have high fiber content, and poor digestibility of nutrients. This limits their value in nutrition and makes them rather less acceptable to consumers.[1]


  1. Sorghum and millet in human nutrition. 1995. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. [1]