Foxtail Millet – A Nutritional Powerhouse

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Foxtail Millet (Thinai:Tamil,  Korra:Telugu, Navane:Kannada, Kang:Marathi) is the second-most widely planted millet in the world. They are high in Iron content and are totally pest-free. They aid in controlling blood sugar and cholesterol levels & increase HDL cholesterol.

Health Benefits Of Foxtail Millet:

CropProtein(g)Fat (g)Fiber(g)Minerals(g)Iron(mg)Calcium(mg)Calories (kcal)
Foxtail Millet12.3483.32.831473

(Nutrition per 100gms)

Gluten Free: Foxtail Millet are considered to be the least allergenic and most easily digestible grains available. Since foxtail millet does not contain gluten, it is a wonderful grain alternative for people who are gluten-sensitive.

Helps Control Blood Sugar & Cholesterol: Unlike rice, foxtail millet releases glucose steadily without affecting the metabolism of the body. The incidence of diabetes is rare among the population which consumes foxtail millet diet. Foxtail Millet is a grain that should also be included on your list of heart-healthy choices…

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