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5 Important Benefits Of Jowar

1. Better Source Of Fibre

All millets generally are a good source of fibre, so jowar is no exception. Fibre helps in the regulation of blood glucose levels, blood pressure and also aids in digestion.

2. Good For Diabetics

Jowar has a glycemic index of 62 which is a moderate GI but as Jowar is a good source of fibre, there is a reduction in glucose levels seen. Jowar is also digested slowly, which can reduce a sudden surge in glucose levels.

3. Aids In Weight Loss And Digestion

The fibre content in Jowar helps in achieving satiety leading to lesser consumption of foods rich in fat. Fibre also helps in the growth of good microflora and thus helps reduce digestive issues.

4. Gluten-Free For Gluten Intolerants!

People suffering from gluten sensitivity or celiac disease have to avoid wheat and wheat products. Jowar is definitely a healthier and tastier alternative for them. Jowar is also loaded with nutrients and antioxidants.

5. Has Antioxidant And Anti-Aging Properties

Jowar is a good source of antioxidants that can help in neutralizing free radicals. Jowar also contains phytochemicals, anthocyanins and phenolic acids that have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties.

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