Health benefits include:
. Gluten free makes fonio a great meal for people with celiac disease. Low glycaemic index makes fonio good for diabetics.
. High protein content makes fonio great in meeting everyday energy needs
. fonio is richer in calcium, magnesium, zinc and manganese than other grains
. fonio is very nutritious for pregnant women and children as it is quite high in iron
. Great for cardiovascular function
. Fonio helps in the formation of cartilage that strengthens your nails, skin and hair
. High fiber content helps the elderly people suffering from digestive problems and constipation
. Fonio helps with weight loss because it keeps you full longer
. Fonio is by far the best tasting and the most nutritious cereal of today
. It looks like cream of wheat or cornmeal, but it tastes better and more nutrient dense.