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Ragi Chapati: A Nutrient-Rich Flatbread with Health Benefits

Ragi, a finger millet native to South India, is gaining popularity due to its exceptional nutritional profile.  Ragi chapatis, flatbreads made from ragi flour, offer a delicious and versatile way to incorporate this ancient grain into your diet. Beyond their taste, ragi chapatis boast a range of health benefits supported by scientific research. Here's a closer look at the science-backed advantages of consuming ragi chapatis: Promotes Gut Health : Ragi is a rich source of dietary fiber, a crucial component for digestive well-being. A study published in the journal "Nutrients" found a positive correlation between high-fiber diets and increased gut microbiota diversity, which is essential for optimal gut health. Supports Cardiovascular Health : Ragi is a whole grain rich in complex carbohydrates and low in saturated fat. Research published in the "European Journal of Clinical Nutrition" suggests that whole grains can help lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol lev