Reasons Why You Should Eat Tigernut

Reasons Why You Should Eat Tigernut


Ilori Titilayo

The Latin name for tiger nuts is cyperus esculentus and it is cultivated in ancient Egypt and Latin America.

It is a crop found in wet soil used to plant rice and peanuts and it is used for centuries in most parts of Africa.

The traditional way of preserving Tiger nuts is through milk and sometimes as dried fruit. It has a unique taste which is ideal for different purposes.

The benefit of Tiger nuts include:

*  Tiger nut is rich in vitamin C and E, it is also loaded with minerals especially potassium and phosphorus.

When mixed with yoghurt, Tiger Nut becomes exceptionally high in vitamins.

* Tiger nuts protect against cardiovascular disease and help in antioxidant qualities which entail the prevention of harmful chemical reaction that inhibits oxidation to the body.

*It is rich in fiber,  thus its high fiber content is more than rice, oats, apple, cabbage, carrots etc.

Tiger Nut is also linked to male fertility and virility.

Have Tiger Nut today!

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