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Foxtail millet is the second-most widely planted species of millet. It has the longest history of cultivation among millets in India and is being grown in India since antiquity.
Heart-healthy: Foxtail millet helps to regulate blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of blockage in heart that results in cardiac arrest or stroke. It also helps in 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 level and helps in maintaining cholesterol levels. These millets also help you in eliminating viruses and germs in 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.
Fights Cancer: Studies have revealed that foods rich in fiber help preventing breast cancer in women. Foxtail millet has high quantity of fiber found.