- Energy Food – Fonio offers 3.6 calories per gram of grain which is comparable to other cereals.
- It is easy to digest and does not increase blood sugar level. It is filling and easier to cook.
- Fonio Is Gluten Free – most energy food we eat including wheat, corn etc contains gluten. Fonio offers a good alternative of gluten free energy food.
- Fonio Aids Digestion – it is easier to digest and is recommended for children and elderly. It has ample amount of fibers which are required to keep digestive tract smooth. It helps in bowel movements and prevent constipation.
- Fonio Is Good For Diabetes – it has been long used as diabetic food. It is absorbed in body slowly and thus effect on blood sugar is low. It is also believed to have insulin secreting properties and aids in controlling blood sugar level.