English : great millet/sorghum, Bengali :Jowar, Gujarati : jowari, juar, Hindi : jowari, juar, Kannada : jola, Marathi : jowari, jondhala, Oriya : juara, Punjabi : jowar, Tamil : cholam, Telugu : jonna
Sorghum contains more antioxidants than blueberries, high protein and fiber, and no gluten which makes it a perfect dietary grain for those with celiac disease. Sorghum contains iron and niacin, or vitamin B-3. It supports metabolism and niacin helps to break down and metabolize nutrients into energy. Niacin and iron also support helathy circulation, and iron plays a role in immune function. Diabetic friendly and gluten free.
Millets have been cultivated since pre-historic times and is one of the world's earliest food plants used by humans. It is naturally gluten free and is non-acid forming. Millets are alkalizing foods which helps in preventing chronic diseases.
Sorghum is rich in antioxidants and has anti-carcinogenic properties when consumed regularly in diet. It promotes cardiovascular health better than other cereals. Sorghum Semolina is great for Upama /Porridge.