UJI MIX Composite
This is composed of millets, sorghums and finger millets, with nutritive value of
Calorie 354.24kcal, Proteins 10%, Total carbohydrate 74.4g, Dietary fibre 6.51g, Total fats 3.21g, Calcium 23.5mg, Iron 3.81 mg and Folic acid
It is a high energy food, a good source of protein and fiber, rich in Niacin and Magnesium that reduces cholesterol and lowers blood pressure respectively. Its consumption minimizes the risks of type 2 diabetes. The Magnesium acts as a cofactor to a number of Enzymatic reactions in the body. The Folic acid mitigates against neural tube defects in babies e.g. Hydrocephalus.
This package (wimbi) has the following nutritive value;In 500gms, it has Fats 21.4 gms , Calories 373.94gms, Crude fibre 17.64gms, Sugars 8.4 gms, proteins 54.62 gms, Calcium 71.4 gmg, Iron 21 gms, potassium 1.12 gms.
It strengthens bones for growing children and aging persons. It also keeps diseases such as osteoporosis at bay and could reduce risks of bone fractures. It has the highest calcium content among all cereals. It is an anti-diabetic, anti-tumerogenic, atherosclerogenic, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties
This package on the other hand has the following nutritive values: Calorie 717kcal, Proteins 26g, Total carbohydrate 126g, Dietary fibre 13g, Total fats 14g, Sodium 8mg, Potassium 980mg, Sugar 3.3g, Cholesterol 0mg.
It is rich in proteins. It contains phytosterols which have choresterol lowering properties. It also has Lunasin, a peptide thought to be cancer preventive. It reduces the risks of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The only grain that contains Vitamin C.