Nutritional Value of Sorghum and Rye
Nutritional value of sorghum (jowar): Sorghum is the nutritious cereal which makes healthy diet. It is the grain which is generally red or pale yellow in color. It is cooked as porridge for breakfast or along with other dishes.
Vitamin content of sorghum: Sorghum has good amount of thiamin and niacin with small amounts of riboflavin.
Calorie content of sorghum: 100g of Sorghum have 339 calories. Calories from fat are 28.
Health benefits of sorghum
Sorghum makes a healthy diet since it is gluten-free diet. It is good in treatment of celiac disease and wheat allergies. It keeps bones and teeth healthy giving energy to the body. It also maintains the health of heart, controls diabetes, arthritis and weight of the body.
Nutritional value of rye: Rye is also a cereal which is healthy like other grains. It is boiled or eaten in the form of breads, flour, beer, whiskies and vodkas.
Calorie content of rye: 100g of Rye has 335 calories. Calories from fat are 21.
Health benefits of rye: Rye helps in reducing weight, prevents gallstones, heart failure, cancer, breast cancer and childhood asthma. It lowers the risk of Type II diabetes, reduces high blood pressure and is good for postmenopausal women with high cholesterol.