Like it’s millet cousins, proso millet is rich in protein and low glycemic index carbs.The developed world cultivates this millet to use it as bird feed. It is yet to be consumed as a mainstream millet.Also, because of the high content of antioxidants and minerals like magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus, it helps in preventing conditions like osteoporosis.
Health benefits of Proso Millets.
- Proso millet has high anti-oxidant content. Anti-oxidants are substances which remove free radicals from your body.
- Proso millet contains high amount of lecithin. Lecithin is a compound that indirectly affects the nervous system and keeps it functioning smoothly. Proso millet is also known to strengthen nervous system.
- Pellagra is a condition in which the skin becomes scaly and rough and starts falling off.