Foxtail millet, which for over thousands of years remained a part of regular diet of ancient people faded into the background in the last century. While recent years witnessed resurfacing of millets, it was after the pandemic that a good percentage of people became millet-friendly. And who can resist after learning about foxtail millet benefits?
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Nutrition in Foxtail Millets
Foxtail millets is a good source of carbohydrates, calcium, protein, fiber, phosphorus and iron. 100 grams of foxtail millet contains 351 grams of energy.
Our book collection during every Chennai book exhibition is never complete without purchasing one book on millet. Ditto this year as well. I wanted to recommend it but could not find it in Amazon. I would like to suggest you visit Amazon to buy some of the best millet cooking books.
Foxtail Millet Benefits
Some of the benefits of foxtail millet include:
- Relieves constipation
- Boosts immune function
- Improves functions of nervous system
- Energizes the whole body
- Strengthens heart
- Helps to maintain healthy blood pressure levels
- Reduces excess fat
- Helps to reduce excess weight
- Controls blood glucose levels
- Strengthens bones
- Stimulates brain function. Helps to prevent dementia and Alzheimer's.
- By stimulating collagen production it postpones appearance of wrinkles thereby promoting youthful appearance.
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