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How Eating Millet May Boost Your Level Of Antioxidants

Millets are whole grains that are popular in the culinary world. The people in northern part of Nigeria are more familiar with the consumption of millet. They process millets into flour and make their food from the flour. Millet contains many essential plant compounds, minerals and vitamins that can benefit health. Findings show that its consumption can promote the health of people who are suffering from diabetes. This is probably because it contains fibre that passes through the gut undigested. Fibre has been shown to reduce insulin resistance which is a condition that can disrupt the sugar regulation process. Millet can also boost your level of antioxidants. This article will talk more about this.

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For starters, antioxidants are powerful substances that should not be lacking in the body. But firstly, there is a disease that is known as cancer. Cancer is characterized by the body's inability to control the formation of new cells. Cancer causes cells to form uncontrollably, so that they can cause serious harm to the body. Cancer can kill if it not detected and treated early. But do you know that failing to boost your level of antioxidants can put you at risk of cancer? Well, there are harmful molecules that are known as free radicals. These molecules can increase your risk of cancer unless there are antioxidants in your body.

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Antioxidants are the substances that fight free radicals to reduce your risk of cancer. Antioxidants are present in high amounts in millet. The polyphenols in millet can act as antioxidants in the body and fight free radicals, so that these harmful molecules do not promote oxidative stress that will eventually lead to cancer and other severe health conditions. (According To Healthline, On The 13th Of September, 2022, "Millets are rich in phenolic compounds, especially ferulic acid and catechins. These molecules act as antioxidants to protect your body from harmful oxidative stress.")

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So, you should consider eating millet more often.

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