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M is for Millet + Alkaline Recipes to Try!

This is the 13th installment of our alkaline foods series where we feature a food from A-Z, sharing the benefits of the food along with suggested recipes to try!

M is for Millet

Millet is one of the few grains that is alkalizing to the body. It is also gluten-free, non-allergenic, has a low glycemic index and is rich in protein, magnesium, calcium, niacin, copper, manganese, fiber and antioxidants.

Millet promotes health in many ways. It:

  • Aids in digestion
  • Lowers risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Fights constipation
  • Has a calming effect
  • May help prevent cardiovascular disease
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Can help reduce the effects of migraines and heart attacks
  • Acts as a prebiotic

Millet recipes to try:

Other alkaline foods that start with M:

  • Mung beans

For more alkaline recipes from around the web, visit and follow our Alkaline Diet & Recipes Pinterest board. Stay tuned for the next installment of our alkaline foods series: N is for New Baby Potatoes.

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