Fura da nono (local yoghurt) is a popular drink in Nigeria especially in the northern part of the country. In English, it means “milk and millet gruel” Many people enjoy taking it because of its sweet taste. This local yoghurt is gotten from the fermentation of cow milk.

Many Nigerians Do not know the health benefits of drinking this Fura da nono, below are some health benefits of drinking this local yoghurt.

1. Reduces the risk of having a Heart Attack and migraine.

Millet from Fura da nono contains magnesium which helps to reduce the risk of heart attack and migraine. Magnesium helps to remove excess calcium from the muscle tissue which will lead to hyper contraction of the muscle cells thus causing angina and heart attack. Magnesium oxide helps in the prevention of migraines and menstrual-related migraines.

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2. Repair Of Body Tissue And Creating Energy.

Drinking fura da nono helps in the repair of body tissue and it also provides energy for our day to day activities.

Phosphorus which is the second most abundant mineral that is found in the body makes up about 1% of total body weight. Phosphorus is needed by the body to make protein which enhances the growth, maintenance and repair of body tissues.

Phosphorus is also essential in a life-critical component like ATP which is the main source of energy in our body.

3. It Lowers Cholesterol In Our Body.

Fura da nono is a good source of vitamin B3 (Niacin) which helps in reducing the amount of cholesterol deposit in our body. When there is excess deposition of cholesterol in the body it lodges in the body vessels and causes blockage or narrowing of the body vessels thus reducing blood supply to the body and this can lead to atherosclerosis and subsequent heart attack.

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Vitamin B3 also helps to enhance joint movement by preventing arthritis. It increases brain functions.

4. Fura da nono helps reduce the risk of having type 2 diabetes.

Fura da nono is a whole grain and rich source magnesium and this magnesium act as a co-factor for some enzyme including the enzyme for the body usage of glucose and insulin secretion.

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas produces little or no insulin in which the body cannot make use of it and when this happens it leads to complications like blindness, kidney disorder and neuron damage.

5. Promote Digestion And Prevent Constipation.

Fura da nono helps in the treatment of constipation and also helps in easy digestion….S££ MOR£

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