Natural way of dealing with gout: Millet to reduce high uric acid levels

2024/06/08 10:07:31 IST

What are millets?

    Shree Anna (Mother of all grains) popularly known as millets is a group of small-seeded annual grasses that are grown as grain crops primarily on marginal land in dry areas and belong to the Poaceae family. These are extremely helpful in reducing the uric level in our body.

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    Sorghum (Sorghum bicolour), also known as jowar, is a versatile warm-season cereal crop with several remarkable attributes. It is extremely helpful in lowering the uric acid level in our body.

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    It contains approximately 65–75% carbohydrates, 8% protein, 15–20% dietary fibre, and 2.5–3.5% minerals. It is a high-fibre millet that also prevents the formation of kidney stones.

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Kodo millet

    Kodo Millet, also known as Arke Millet, is a highly nutritious grain that has become a healthy alternative to rice and wheat. It is a low-purine grain helpful in reducing inflammation.

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Oats roti

    It comprises 50 to 150 milligrams of purines, it is extremely helpful when it comes to dealing with uric acid.

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    Pearl millet contains essential nutrients. It is also helpful in removing uric acid from the body.

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Little millet

    It treats all stomach-related issues and aids in the prevention of constipation. Its carbohydrate structure breaks down gradually, which is advantageous for diabetics. It is low in purines and is a uric acid-friendly food.

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