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Table 5 Compounds and antioxidant properties of pearl and finger millets

From: The nutritional use of millet grain for food and feed: a review

Millet type Active compounds Antioxidant property References
Finger millet Phenolic acids Free radical scavenging, anti-inflammatory activity [57]
Finger millet Phenolic compounds High reducing power (reduction of the ferricyanide to ferrocyanide) [70]
Pearl millet    
Finger millet Flavonoids inhibition of α-glucosidase and α-amylase activities
Reduction of postprandial hyperglycemia
Finger millet Carotenoid Quenching of single oxygen and
free radicals
Pearl millet Phenolic acids Metal chelating activity [73]
Pearl millet