Fonio is a good source of B vitamins, including thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin, which are necessary for the growth, development, and function of cells, as well as energy production.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) suggests that fonio has the highest calcium content of all grains. This may make it a good choice for those who don’t consume dairy, such as vegans or individuals with lactose intolerance.
Fonio also provides iron, copper, zinc, and magnesium. Iron and copper help form red blood cells, connective tissue, and blood cells, while zinc plays a role in immune function, protein synthesis, and cell growth and division. Magnesium aids numerous biochemical reactions and is required for energy production.
- Great source of plant-based amino acids
- Whole grain; Whole grains may aid weight management and gut health.
- May aid blood sugar management
- Remember, the key to getting long-lasting benefits from any food, health products, and services is to eat a balanced diet, have a night of quality sleep, exercise, get good air and sunshine, and hydrate appropriately, and manage stress.
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