Foxtail millet is rich in dietary fibre, protein and low in fat. Foxtail millet releases glucose steadily without affecting the metabolism of the body. The cause of diabetes is rare among the population which consumes foxtail millet diet. Foxtail Millet grains are high in carbohydrates, with protein content varies from 6 to 11% and fat varying from 1.5 to 5%. They are strong in taste and are mainly used in making flatbreads and porridges or prepared and eaten much like rice. Health benefits: Good for Heart; Fights Diabetes; Gluten Free; High in Antioxidants; Prevents cancer; High in Calcium Content; Good for Weight Loss; Lowers Blood Cholesterol; Anti-Ageing; Brain Growth. In Ayurvedic medicine, foxtail millets are used to make medicine sweet, light and dry. This makes them useful because they are nourishing as well as satisfying, but also light and easily digestible.
Navane (Foxtail Millet)
Other Names: Navane / Kakum / Korra / Tenai
Foxtail millet is rich in dietary fibre, protein and low in fat. Foxtail millet releases glucose steadily without affecting the metabolism of the body.
Shelf Life & Storage Care
Shelf Life: 1-6 months
Storage Care: Can last upto 1 month if stored in an air-tight container. Can last upto 6 months if stored in refrigerator.