Published on 28 Aug 2019
Ragi is an abundant source of Vitamins and Phytochemicals that can act as antioxidants.
Antioxidants are the compounds that defend against harmful molecules called free radicles, which are formed as by-products of the metabolic process.
Finger millets are rich in polyphenols a group of phytochemicals that play a vital role as antioxidants and also in the proper functioning of the body .
They are also rich in phenolic compounds like proto-catechuic acid, Benzoic acid derivatives and p-coumaric acid which are well known to exhibit antioxidant properties.