Foxtail millet is the second-most widely planted species of millet. It has the longest history of cultivation among millets in India and has been grown in India since antiquity. Foxtail millet is rich in dietary fibre, protein, healthy micros (vitamin and minerals) and low in fat. Studies show that people who consume foxtail millet in their diet have a lower probability of suffering from diabetes. Below are the health benefits of foxtail millet: Heart-healthy Diabetes Control Gluten-Free High in Antioxidant: Fights Cancer High in Calcium Content Weight loss Brain Growth: This millet supplies an adequate amount of iron which is essential for the brain oxygenation and prevents Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.