Puffed Fox Nut (Makhana) is a low-calorie anytime snack which is ideal during periods of fasting. It is abundant in fibre, protein and calcium. It also contains essential minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc and potassium. Its low glycemic index helps keep blood sugar levels under control. Makhana is known to be widely used in traditional oriental medicine in the treatment of a variety of diseases including kidney problem, chronic diarrhea, arthritis and rheumatic pains. Conscious Food's makhana is nutritious and can be lightly roasted and salted as a healthier alternative to popcorn.