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EMERGING TRENDS IN PROCESSING & VALUE ADDITION OF SMALL MILLETS

In India, declining cereal diversity in diets is one of the key factors behind malnutrition and the prevalence of non‐communicable diseases such as diabetes. Bringing back small millets in the mainstream diets could be an answer. Small millets include finger, little, proso, barnyard, foxtail and kodo millets. Performing well in marginal environments they have superior nutritional properties, including high micronutrient and dietary fibre content, and low glycemic index.

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