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Grains, Millet

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About This Food

Description

Millet is a sweet flavored, mild grain that is gluten-free.

A round and golden yellow grain, it is sold whole, ground into a coarse meal, flour, or puffed for cereal.

Millet is high in carbohydrates and provide a good source of protein, copper, magnesium, zinc, thiamin and niacin.

Glycemic Index = 71
Glycemic Load = 25

Selecting & Storing

Store dry millet in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.

Special diets
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • High Protein Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • Manganese
Good Source of
  • Magnesium
  • Protein
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Thiamin
  • Niacin
  • Phosphorous
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Citrus
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s)millet

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Calories: 207

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 17 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
1.74 g
Saturated Fat
0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.32 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.88 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
49 g
ALA
49 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
41.19 g
Net Carbohydrate
38.93 g
Sugars
0.23 g
Fiber
2.26 g
Protein
6.11 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
5.22 IU
0%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.03 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.19 mg
10%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0.52 mg
1%
Folate
33.06 mcg
8%
Niacin
2.31 mg
12%
Riboflavin
0.14 mg
8%
Thiamin
0.18 mg
12%
Choline
19.49 mg
4%
Minerals
Calcium
5.22 mg
1%
Copper
0.28 mg
14%
Iron
1.1 mg
6%
Magnesium
76.56 mg
19%
Manganese
0.47 mg
24%
Phosphorous
174 mg
17%
Potassium
107.88 mg
3%
Selenium
1.57 mcg
2%
Sodium
3.48 mg
0%
Zinc
1.58 mg
11%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
3.48 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
121.8 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

Why You Need a Personalized Diet

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