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Foxtail Millet / തിന / தினை / कंगनी


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Foxtail millet or navane was first domesticated in China and then became a cereal cultivated throughout Eurasia. In India, foxtail millet is still an important crop in arid and semi-arid regions. In South India, it has been a staple diet among people for a long time. It is rich in dietary fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals, and low in fat. Studies show that people who consume foxtail millet in their diet have a lower probability of suffering from diabetes as it doesn’t increase the blood sugar levels immediately but slowly releases glucose into the bloodstream. It is rich in dietary fibre and minerals like iron and copper. Due to this, it helps to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol and keeps the immune system strong as well. It is gluten free and improves digestion. It is high in antioxidants, prevents Cancer, has high calcium content and maintains bone health. It helps in weight loss, and it has anti-aging properties as well.

Health Benefits

  • Helps in controlling Diabetes: Foxtail Millet has a low glycemic index (GI) which means it raises the blood sugar slowly in the body as compared to wheat and rice.
  • Helps in maintaining Strong Bones: Foxtail Millet contains 31 mg of Calcium per 100 gm of grains. Calcium helps us to keep our bones strong.
  • Building Strong Immunity: Foxtail millet is a rich source of vitamins and minerals which boost immunity in our body.
  • Proper functioning of Heart: Foxtail Millet contains Vitamin B1 which helps in the formation of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. It helps to regulate blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of blockage in the heart.
  • Proper functioning of the Nervous System: Foxtail Millet contains 12.3 g of protein per 100 gm of grains. Protein helps in the proper functioning of the nervous system.
  • Helps in Weight loss Journey: Due to a lack of dietary diversity in our diet, there is an increase in obesity or overweight. We are preferring more refined-based cereals, and packaged food high in salt, sugar, and fats.
  • Helps in good Digestion: Foxtail millet contains 6.7g of fiber which prevents us from constipation and keeps us healthy.
  • Good for Celiac Patients: Foxtail millet is gluten-free and it is the best option for celiac patients.
  • Good for Skin: Foxtail millet contains amino acids that trigger the formation of collagen and it helps in slowing the appearance of wrinkles on the skin. So it provides us with healthy, youthful, and wrinkle-free skin.

1KG, 500 GM


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