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What is the nutritional value of millet and pumpkin porridge?

2020-07-15 source:internet [ typeface:big medium small ]

The nutritional components of Millet

  • heat quantity(kilocalorie)
  • 358
  • fat(gram)
  • 3.1
  • protein(gram)
  • 9
  • carbohydrate(gram)
  • 73.5
  • dietary fiber(gram)
  • 1.6
  • thiamine(mg)
  • 0.33
  • calcium(mg)
  • 41
  • riboflavin(mg)
  • 0.1
  • magnesium(mg)
  • 107
  • niacin(mg)
  • 1.5
  • iron(mg)
  • 5.1
  • manganese(mg)
  • 0.89
  • vitamin E(mg)
  • 3.63
  • zinc(mg)
  • 1.87
  • vitamin A(mcg)
  • 17
  • copper(mg)
  • 0.54
  • Carotene(mcg)
  • 1.2
  • potassium(mg)
  • 284
  • phosphorus(mg)
  • 229
  • retinol equivalent(mcg)
  • 11.6
  • sodium(mg)
  • 4.3
  • selenium(mcg)
  • 4.74

Millet is one of the best cereals for health care. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the greater the number of seeds, the greater the energy and the stronger the nourishing power. Therefore, all things in nature are rich in grains, and among the five grains, corn is the best. Corn is also called millet, millet, and millet. Millet planted in spring and harvested in autumn can obtain the most complete Qi of heaven and earth and the thickest earth Qi. It is the fruit of the spleen and best nourishes the spleen and stomach. Pumpkin also has high nutritional value. Making porridge with the two can be a good way to nourish the spleen and stomach.

Millet and Pumpkin Porridge

raw material:

100g millet, 300g pumpkin


1. Peel the pumpkin and cut into pieces, wash the millet and soak it in water for 20 minutes;

2. Prepare half a bottle of boiling water, pour it into the rice cooker, add millet and cook for 30 minutes; while cooking millet, use a blender to puree the pumpkin;

3. After 30 minutes, add the pumpkin and cook together. Continue cooking for about 15 minutes. Stir frequently in the middle to avoid sticking to the pot.

Millet porridge is a healthy food. It can be boiled alone, or jujubes, red beans, sweet potatoes, lotus seeds, lilies, etc. can be added to make nutritional supplements with different flavors. Millet is ground into powder and can be made into delicious cakes. Millet buds, like malt, contain a lot of enzymes. They are a traditional Chinese medicine and have the effect of strengthening the stomach and digesting food.

For many people, it is difficult to drink real millet porridge due to the small amount of rice. It is recommended that those who are interested go to the homes of rural farmers in the production area to experience it for themselves, which will definitely open your eyes.

Millet has the effects of strengthening the spleen and stomach, replenishing deficiency, harmonizing the kidneys, removing heat, and detoxifying; it can also treat diseases such as spleen and stomach deficiency and heat, nausea and vomiting, thirst, and diarrhea. "Compendium of Materia Medica" says that millet "can be eaten as porridge to benefit the Dantian, replenish deficiency and damage, and open the stomach."

Drinking millet porridge regularly can warm and tonify the spleen and kidneys, enhance vitality, and is a good way to nourish the weak.

When choosing pumpkins, you should choose those that have a complete appearance, golden flesh, heavy weight, and no damage or insect damage. If black spots appear on the surface, there is a problem with the internal quality. If the surface of the pumpkin is dull and rough, it is older; young pumpkins have more water, and the flesh is thin and crisp; old pumpkins are sweeter.