Fonio is native to African regions and comes in multiple varieties, most commonly, white and black. It has a long history of use and an even longer list of health benefits.
Suffers of Diabetes know the effects certain foods and their grain make up have on blood sugar levels. Fonio has a lower glycemic index and absorbs into the body more gradually. This means it efficiently releases needed energy decreasing a chance for low or high blood sugar levels. The grain contains properties that help to manage glucose levels and minerals that decrease inflammation.
Other Health Benefits:
A healthy energy booster
Decrease chances of cardiovascular issues like heart disease
Strengthen hair and nails
Detox the body
The porridge was very easy to prepare using the directions on the bag. I was pleased with the outcome and have been eating a bowl daily.