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7 BENEFITS OF foxtail millet

7 BENEFITS OF foxtail millet

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7 BENEFITS OF foxtail millet

Green leafy veggies are high in nutrients and low in calories.  They're also low in digestible carbs, or carbs absorbed by the body, so they won't influence blood sugar levels.

Leafy greens

Avocados include less than 1 gramme of sugar, little carbohydrates, a high fibre content, and good fats, so they won't spike your blood sugar.


Eggs have been shown to reduce inflammation, enhance insulin sensitivity, boost HDL (good) cholesterol levels, and change the size and shape of LDL (bad) cholesterol.


Diabetes patients will benefit greatly from chia seeds. They're high in fibre but low in digestible carbohydrates.

Chia seeds

Beans are a legume that is high in B vitamins, minerals (calcium, potassium, and magnesium), and fibre.  They also have a very low glycemic index, which is essential for diabetic management.


 Regular eating of a variety of nuts has been demonstrated to reduce inflammation and lower blood sugar, HbA1c (a marker for long-term blood sugar management), and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels.


A half cup of cooked broccoli has only 27 calories and 3 grammes of digestible carbohydrates, as well as vital minerals like vitamin C and magnesium.