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How eating millet can cut diabetes risks 

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Resource ID

18898

Access

Open

Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Nutrition

Crops

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

Systems

Livelihood Systems

Locations

Eastern and Southern Africa, Tanzania, West and Central Africa

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

01 Sep 21

Title

How eating millet can cut diabetes risks

Keywords

Millets, Diabetes, Nutrition, Disease, Health, Glycemic Index, Blood glucose levels, Diversifying staples

Language

English

Size of PDF

781 kB

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

https://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/news/how-eating-millet-can-cut-diabetes-risks/

Publishing Location

Global

Story Lead Center

ICRISAT

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/news/how-eating-millet-can-cut-diabetes-risks/

Description

A millet-based diet could lower the risk of diabetes, a rapidly growing problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study suggests. The finding offers the potential for nutritionists to design appropriate meals for people with diabetes as well as others without the disease as a preventive approach.

New ICRISAT Research Programs

West & Central Africa program, Eastern & Southern Africa Program

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

01 Sep 21

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