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Explore the Benefits of the Wonder Grain “Ragi” with Niche Agriculture Limited

KJ Staff
KJ Staff
Niche Agriculture Ragi

The emergence of Ragi has caught attention to be an alternative food, triggering the production of the millet crop in India. Ragi is historically an important crop but with the Green Revolution and other government policies, farmers diverted towards cultivation of rice and wheat. But gradually, awareness of benefits of ragi brought its demand back and is growing as a part of the health food movement around the world.

Ragi or finger millet is a vital staple food in parts of eastern and central Africa and India. The botanical name for ragi is Eleusine Coracana L, which is grown in hot weather from May to September and as a cold season crop from November to December. Ragi is also known as the dry land crop and is cultivated in both tropical and sub-tropical regions mainly cultivated in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. Also, Karnataka is the largest state growing ragi in India.

Ragi can be placed at the pinnacle of the food grains. Because of its high nutritional value, Niche Agriculture Limited grows ragi in its farms located at Madurai, Tamil Naduthat is loaded with high protein and contains 5 to 30 times more calcium content found in any other cereals, which is a critical mineral for healthy bones and teeth and helps in the prevention of osteoporosis.

Niche Ragi is a powerhouse of health benefitting nutrients that helps in weight loss and is a treatment for multiple diseases like Anaemia, Diabetes, etc. Also, it brings down the blood cholesterol level and is one of the best home remedies for heart health. Moreover, the seed coat of Niche Ragi is abundant in polyphenols and dietary fibers as compared to rice, maize, or wheat. It contains a low glycemic index that lessons the food cravings consequently keeping the blood sugar in the apt range and maintaining the digestive pace.

"Glow your skin with Niche Ragi" as it does wonder in maintaining youthful skin. It is rich in amino acids like Methionine and Lysine that makes the skin tissues less prone to wrinkles and sagging. Adding more, for the optimum absorption of iron, NicheRagi is the best source and is a boon for the anaemic patients and also for those with low haemoglobin levels.

What could be a better way to calm down yourself while mulching some healthy and crisp ragi made products? Yes, Niche Ragi is beneficial in dealing with the conditions of anxiety, depression, and insomnia. The antioxidants, namely Tryptophan and other amino acids work as natural relaxants. Also, prevent your unwanted cravings! with Niche Ragi that is rich in dietary fibre and helps in weight loss, and monitors the blood sugar levels in your body.

So, kick start your morning with Niche Ragi which is a perfectly healthy option loaded with high levels of anti-oxidants aiding in fighting cancer. It reduces the risk of heart attacks and diabetes. With anti-microbial properties, Niche Ragi acts as a shield to block out various bacteria and viruses which helps in treating skin infections. Hence, Niche Agriculture Limited produces Ragi, which is one of the “healthiest sprouts to eat”.

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