Do You Still Drink Kunu? Check Out What It Does To Your Body
Kunu is a local Self non-alcoholic drink that is mostly consumed in the northern part of the country, this drink is loved by almost everyone because of its rich nutrients. Some people prefer to drink it with bread or snacks.
Although the key ingredient is millet, and many people do not know the health benefits of drinking kunu. So below are a few health benefits of drinking this amazing drink.
1. Reduces The Risk Of Having Diabetes.
The main ingredient for making kunu is millet which is a whole grain, this type of grain helps to reduce the amount of sugar in the body.
When excess sugar is reduced or regulated it prevents the risk of having diabetes mellitus.
2. it helps fight cancer and heart disease.
Millet contains a compound called lignin, which can help fight cancer.
And it also helps in the treatment of some common heart diseases.
3. It Helps In Post Menopausal Trauma.
Elderly women who have reached the age of menopause have problems in the relaxation of their muscles. Drinking kunu can help them to ease this problem.
4. It Helps Breastfeeding Mothers.
Kunu acts as Artificial prolactin( A hormone this is responsible for the production of breast milk in females). Kunu helps breastfeeding mothers to increase the flow of breast milk and this helps in the healthy growth of the child.
5. Prevent Hypertension.
Due to the ginger present in kunu, it helps to lower blood cholesterol levels, and excess cholesterol in the blood can lead to blockage of the blood vessels and this is called atherosclerosis.
When there is a blockage in the blood vessels it leads to hypertension.
6. It Prevent Constipation.
Millet is a whole (dietary) fibre that is very important in the digestive tract and it also acts as a natural Laxatives that helps in the easy movement of faecal material.