Health fads come and go and 2015 is no different for new health food trends. From the rise in consumption of fats to using insects in oils, there are a few food fads that are making their name in 2015. Quinoa, the healthier grain substitution for rice, was one of those popular health foods from a few years ago. Now quinoa has some new competition in the Great Grain field.
Millet is likely to become the next quinoa in a big way. You might recognize millet as one of the main ingredients in bird seed. Yes, the stuff your birds eat could actually be good for your health too! Millet is high in fiber, gluten free, high in protein and, unlike other grains, retains alkaline properties after cooking. Another huge bonus of millet is it’s local. Would you try this bird seed ingredient for its health benefits?!