5 Health Benefits of Eating Ragi

Dr. Gulneer Puri    04-10-2019 Consult

Many people have started eating chapati made from Ragi. Ragi is highly nutritious and helps the body to stay fit. Not just it is different and tasty, it is rich in fibre too. As a result, it promotes digestion and keeps the stomach related problems at bay. Besides this, there is a good amount of iron present in Ragi and it also promotes weight loss. Thus, we all must include Ragi in our daily diet. 

Here are some of the health benefits of eating Ragi regularly:

1. Fights anemia
Ragi is rich in iron which helps to produce hemoglobin in the body. It reduces the deficiency of blood. Thus, we must include Ragi in our daily diet.

2. Good for skin
Ragi contains anti-oxidants which help to fight infections and bring the glow to the skin. It makes the skin flexible and soft. Thus, eating Ragi is good for health.

3. Makes the bones strong
Ragi flour has calcium in a good amount. 100 grams of Ragi contains 344 mg of calcium. It thus helps to make the bone strong and healthy.

4. Helps to lose weight
Ragi contains natural fats and fibre which help to lose weight. It promotes digestion and prevents stomach-related problems. Eating Ragi helps to lose weight at a tremendous speed.

5. Gluten-free
Ragi does not contain Gluten. A pregnant woman can also consume Ragi. It is one of the best gluten-free foods.


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