Are Millets Good for Diabetes ?

 Millets, an ancient cereal grain, has gained popularity for its high nutritional content and its potential to prevent diseases.

Millets are a whole grain. It’s considered a “good” carb and easily digestible.

And since it’s also gluten-free, it’s a great alternative for people living with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.

Millets have high nutritional value:  A cup of millet has about: -6.11 grams of protein -2.26 grams of fiber -76.6 milligrams of magnesium -108 milligrams of potassium

Based on its grain size and area under production it is categorized into 2 types, i.e. Major and Minor Millets.

Under major millets, we have Sorghum, Pearl Millet and Finger Millet

Under minor millets, we have Foxtail Millet, Little Millet, Barnyard Millet, Proso Millet, Kodo Millet, and Browntop Millet