Millets are highly nutritious, rich in fibre and gluten-free, making them easy for the body to absorb. They are slow digesting foods which don’t cause the huge spike in blood sugar. Therefore, millets help with preventing and controlling diabetes.
Millets are rich in a huge spectrum of micro-nutrients, including calcium, iron, phosphorus, fibre, Carbohydrates, minerals and proteins.
Though there are many types of millet, these are more commonly used; pearl millet, foxtail, finger, proso, sorghum etc. These whole grains are very nutritious and are used in Asian and African countries.