Fonio (Digitaria Exilis) 710g/25oz

$3.99

Fonio is one of the premier African superfoods and holds an honored place in West African

culture. Nutritionally, it rivals any of your favorite grains! Quinoa and rice don’t stand a chance

next to this super food!

There are two types, white fonio (Digitaria exilis) and black fonio (Digitaria iburua). Both types of

fonio are a variety of millet grain. Full of nutrition, fonio is exactly what you need to feed

your body with nutrients!

Health Benefits of Fonio

A great source of energy, fonio is rich in carbohydrates and protein. However, unlike many

grains, fonio is gluten free​! This energy food is high in fiber and promotes digestive

health. Additionally, fonio also aids cardiovascular health. Both white and black fonio have

small seeds and are generally consumed in whole form. Research indicates that consuming

whole grain reduces the risk of cardiovascular disorders, including heart disease and stroke.

Great for diabetics, fonio has a low glycemic index. This means that it’s nutrients are

absorbed by the body slowly, and it’s effect on blood sugar are gradual. Fonio has also been

shown to have insulin secreting properties and aids the body in controlling blood sugar levels in

body. Not to mention low glycemic index foods can help the body reduce food cravings while

providing the necessary energy to make it through the day!

Fonio provides a rich source of:

● Carbohydrates

● Dietary Fiber

● Protein

● Iron

● Amino Acids (Methionine and Cysteine)

● Calcium

● Magnesium

● Phosphorus

Uses of White Fonio

● Culinary Use: ​Fonio is the smallest in the millet family and can be used in place of other

grains in stir-fries, baking, salads, side dishes and even pasta. Fonio can also be

used as a nutrient-dense breakfast cereal. The possibilities are endless!

● Beer​: Fonio grain can be used to brew beers!

Naturalike Fonio

At Naturalike, we source all of our fonio directly from the finest farms in Nigeria. We form

close relationships with local Nigerian farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the

100% natural goodness and high quality products that we have become known to deliver. Enjoy!

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Fonio is one of the premier African superfoods and holds an honored place in West African

culture. Nutritionally, it rivals any of your favorite grains! Quinoa and rice don’t stand a chance

next to this super food!

There are two types, white fonio (Digitaria exilis) and black fonio (Digitaria iburua). Both types of

fonio are a variety of millet grain. Full of nutrition, fonio is exactly what you need to feed

your body with nutrients!

Health Benefits of Fonio

A great source of energy, fonio is rich in carbohydrates and protein. However, unlike many

grains, fonio is gluten free​! This energy food is high in fiber and promotes digestive

health. Additionally, fonio also aids cardiovascular health. Both white and black fonio have

small seeds and are generally consumed in whole form. Research indicates that consuming

whole grain reduces the risk of cardiovascular disorders, including heart disease and stroke.

Great for diabetics, fonio has a low glycemic index. This means that it’s nutrients are

absorbed by the body slowly, and it’s effect on blood sugar are gradual. Fonio has also been

shown to have insulin secreting properties and aids the body in controlling blood sugar levels in

body. Not to mention low glycemic index foods can help the body reduce food cravings while

providing the necessary energy to make it through the day!

Fonio provides a rich source of:

● Carbohydrates

● Dietary Fiber

● Protein

● Iron

● Amino Acids (Methionine and Cysteine)

● Calcium

● Magnesium

● Phosphorus

Uses of White Fonio

● Culinary Use: ​Fonio is the smallest in the millet family and can be used in place of other

grains in stir-fries, baking, salads, side dishes and even pasta. Fonio can also be

used as a nutrient-dense breakfast cereal. The possibilities are endless!

● Beer​: Fonio grain can be used to brew beers!

Naturalike Fonio

At Naturalike, we source all of our fonio directly from the finest farms in Nigeria. We form

close relationships with local Nigerian farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the

100% natural goodness and high quality products that we have become known to deliver. Enjoy!