Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Tiger nut and its health benefits>>>>>>

>>>>>>>Regarded as the original paleo diet of our ancestors,tiger nut has been identified as very important food many years ago.Though it looks like a nut,tiger nut is actually not nut,but tubers of a grass-like plant called the yellow nutsedge.
Making a comeback: Tiger nuts are high in iron, potassium, magnesium and Vitamins C and E>>>>>>> Dried tiger nut has a smooth tender, sweet and nutty taste. It can be consumed raw, roasted, dried, baked or as tiger nut milk or oil.>>They are quite hard and are generally soaked in water before they can be eaten, thus making them much softer and giving them a better texture.High in iron, potassium, magnesium and Vitamins C and E, they taste sweet, with a hint of coconut, and have a chewy texture.>>>Tiger nut is fast gaining popularity in many parts of the world.According to dealers,the demand is now on the increase.Tiger nut is rich in nutrient and as such has health benefits on the consumers.It has also been reported to be a “health” food, since its consumption can help prevent heart disease and thrombosis and is said to activate blood circulation and reduce the risk of colon cancer.It has been said to be suitable for diabetics patients due to it's rich energy content,mineral such as phosphorus and potassium and vitamin such as vitamin C and E.As a good source of magnesium,tiger nut is good for the body muscles and nerves.>>>Tiger nut has been shown to be beneficial to those suffering from high blood pressure owning to it's high amino acid content.It may also aid weight loss. The oil of the tuber was found to contain 18% saturated and 82% unsaturated fatty acids.>>>Milk from it has also been found to possess great health benefits and it has no lactose but rich in calcium>>>>>>>>