Botanical Name: setaria italica
USDA Certified Organic
Country of Origin: China
Qualities: Millet is rich in niacin, which helps your body manage more than 400 enzyme reactions. Niacin is also important for healthy skin and organ function. In fact, it’s such an important compound that it’s often added to processed foods to enrich them.
Common Use: Millet is considered lectin free. The lectin-free diet involves either reducing your intake of lectins or eliminating them from your diet. This may be beneficial for some people with food sensitivities. Lectins are present in most plant foods but especially high in: legumes, such as beans, lentils, peas, soybeans, and peanuts.
How to cook: Dried millet can be cooked like couscous or quinoa. Ground millet makes a great substitute for, or addition to, whole wheat flour in baked goods. Puffed millet can be eaten as a snack or used as a substitute for puffed rice.
Storage: keeps in a cool, dry, and dark location.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the facility that does not process any peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.
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