Pearl Millet or Bajra is rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron.
•Pearl millet is very powerful in controlling diabetes. Because of its high fibre content, it tends to digest slowly and release glucose at a slower rate as compared to other foods.
•It contains phytic acid believed to increase cholesterol metabolism. It also stabilizes the level of cholesterol in the body.
•Bajra is rich in insoluble fibre that aids digestion. It also reduces secretion of bile acids and is linked to a lowered risk of gallstone formation.