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.