Sorghum flour is a type of gluten-free alternative flour that is derived from the sorghum plant. Sorghum originated in Africa and has since spread throughout much of the Middle East and Asia. It is a staple in Indian and African diets.
Sorghum flour provides nutrition and flour to gluten-free baked goods. It is high in protein, dietary fiber and iron. The flour is also high in many different antioxidants that all support cardiovascular health. In addition, sorghum flour also is slowly digested and helps consumers keep their blood sugar levels stable, especially those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.