Bajra is also called as pearl millet. India is the largest producer of pearl millet, rajasthan is highest producing state in India. Bajra is mainly made of starch, a high-energy food. Along with wheat flour even bajra was included in the regular diet. It is known to have a very high fiber content which makes it healthier.
It is good food for Diabetes and also increases insulin sensitivity.
Bajra is rich in insoluble fibre that helps digestion and stool formation.
Regular intake of bajra protects from Breast cancer.
Bajra, being gluten free, is a very good food choice for those suffering from celiac disease who cannot tolerate gluten.
Bajra helps in reducing weight.