Equatorial Afya Toto

KSh 220.00

1kg: Ksh 220/-

500g: Ksh 115/-




It is an infant porridge recommended for 6 months and above babies. The main contents are millet and powdered milk.


Health benefits of Toto Afya

  1. It is gluten-free a substitute for wheat-based recipes
  2. Aids in digestion
  3. Boosts immunity needed for the growth of infants
  4. Rich in calcium and other minerals which aid in the formation of bones, cell tissue formation, and body repair
  5. Rich in iron that sustains immunity and prevents diseases like anemia
  6. It is a super energy food
  7. It contains a lot of vitamins like vitamins A, D, E, and K which respectively helps in organ formation, bone and muscle strengthening, cholesterol balance and repair of damaged skin and hair, hormonal balance, vision improvement, and blood clotting


NB: Method of preparation: cook like ordinary porridge flours.



1. What is special about millet?

Millet is a whole grain that’s packed with protein, antioxidants, and nutrients. It may have numerous health benefits, such as helping lower your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Plus, it’s gluten-free, making it an excellent choice for people who have celiac disease or follow a gluten-free diet.

2. What are the side effects of millet?

“Millets are advised in moderate amounts because excessive consumption can lead to adverse effects as the cereals contain substances that interfere with the functioning of the thyroid gland. Millets can cause delayed digestion due to their slow digestibility as they are high in fibre.

3. What does millet contain?

Millet is rich in potassium—a mineral that supports healthy kidney and heart function.


  • Vitamin A.
  • Vitamin B.
  • Phosphorus.
  • Potassium.
  • Antioxidants.
  • Niacin.
  • Calcium.
  • Iron.

4. Is millet a protein?

Millets are high in nutrition and dietary fiber. They serve as a good source of protein, micronutrients, and phytochemicals. The millets contain 7-12% protein, 2-5% fat, 65-75% carbohydrates, and 15-20% dietary fiber. The essential amino acid profile of the millet protein is better than various cereals such as maize

5. Why millets are called superfoods?

The good-old grain, packed with nutrition, is back as a superfood. Millet has more protein than rice and is rich in vitamins A and B, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and manganese. refined flour is one of the many reasons why this yesteryear staple

diet was knocked out as a must-eat.

6. Which millet is easily digested?

Porridge being highly nutritious and easy to digest is a common weaning food. Note: Both bajra and ragi contain goitrogens that could aggravate the thyroid gland if taken too many times a day.

7. Is millet starchy?

Millets contain 51–79% starch, similar to other cereals. Starch content varied from 71–81% and 51–69% respectively in finger millets [30] and pearl millet [31]. Millet starches usually contain around 20–30% of amylose and 70–80% of amylopectin.

8. Is millet acidic or alkaline?

Millet is an alkaline-forming grain that is gluten-free. Millets are also rich sources of phytochemicals and micronutrients, and play many roles in the body’s immune system

9. What nutrition does millet have?

It is rich in minerals like calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium as well as essential vitamins like folate, pantothenic acid, niacin, riboflavin, and Vitamins B6, C, E, and K. Many of the most powerful health benefits millet has to offer are related to its fiber content.

10. Does millet have iron?

Millets, including sorghum, are a traditional staple in many of these countries and are known to be rich in iron

11. Is millet good for anemia?

Although the amount of iron provided depends on the millet variety and its form of processing, the research shows that millet can play a good role in preventing and reducing high levels of iron deficiency anemia.

12. Can millet be given to babies?
Yes, millet can be given to babies. Babies can be fed Popped/malted Millet powder; this is like a millet-based substitute for baby food like Cerelac or others. Traditionally, children were given different forms of millet from 6 months up.

13. Can pregnant women consume millet?

Certainly! they can consume millet. Millet is ideal for pregnant mothers since several of them are rich in iron and calcium. Mothers who are having gestational diabetes should use millet in place of other grains; this will help control the problem.
The use of millet will help build immunity in the baby growing in the womb.

14. How beneficial is millet to athletes?

Carbohydrates are important for athletes as it is a major source of energy for them. Millets are the only source of carbohydrates that does not have any starch in them and they release energy slowly allowing for improved stamina during long periods of intense activity.


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