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Study shows millets can reduce risk of developing cardiovascular disease 

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Resource ID

18887

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Nutrition

Crops

Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Small millets, Sorghum, Finger millet

Systems

Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

20 Aug 21

Title

Study shows millets can reduce risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Keywords

Millets, Sorghum, Cardiovascular diseases, Frontiers in Nutrition, Cholesterol, Triacylglycerol, Diastolic blood pressure, BMI, University of Reading, Food, Nutrition & Health.

Story Source

https://www.icrisat.org/study-shows-millets-can-reduce-risk-of-developing-cardiovascular-disease/

Author/Key contact

Dr S Anitha

Story Partners

University of Reading’s Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH) in the UK.

Publishing Location

Global

Type

Science

Language

English

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/study-shows-millets-can-reduce-risk-of-developing-cardiovascular-disease/

Description

The consumption of millets can reduce total cholesterol, triacylglycerols (commonly known as triglycerides) and BMI according to a new study analyzing the data of 19 studies, with nearly 900 people. The study was undertaken by five organizations and led by the ICRISAT.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

20 Aug 21

CGIAR Research Program

GLDC

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