New Delhi: Foxtail millet is small and round like pearls and white in colour. Foxtail millet is rich in dietary fibre, protein, and healthy micros (vitamins and minerals) and low in fat. Let’s take a look at the benefits.
Heart-healthy: Foxtail millet helps to regulate blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of blockage in the heart that results in cardiac arrest or stroke. It also helps in the reduction of LDL levels in the body.
Diabetes Control: It has a low glycemic index and is an excellent substitute for rice or other grains that can increase blood sugar.
Gluten-Free: Foxtail millet is gluten-free. Therefore, it helps in improving digestion, increases energy levels and helps in maintaining cholesterol levels. These millets also help you in eliminating viruses and germs in the body.
High in Antioxidant: The abundance of antioxidants, mainly (Tryptophan and amino acids) in Foxtail Millet helps in fighting diseases and building immunity. It works amazingly in relieving curing disorders like insomnia, and migraine.
Weight loss: Foxtail contains Tryptophan – an amino acid which gets digested at a slower rate, thus keeping one away from consuming extra calories in their diet.