Did you know that Tigernuts are not nuts but Tubers and they belong to the Yam family???๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” yes, no??? .
Tiger nuts are rich in protein, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals including Magnesium, Iron and Zinc. Tiger nuts have many benefits for health. They are:
๐Ÿฟ They help in regulating the heart beat and maintaining normal blood pressure levels.
๐Ÿฟ They act as a source of antioxidant. Vitamin E from tigernut acts as an antioxidant agent which slows down aging.
๐Ÿฟ They help relieve headache.
๐Ÿฟ They help prevent bloating.
๐Ÿฟ They help relieve diarrhea.
๐Ÿฟ They help boost the immune system.
๐Ÿฟ They fight against bacterias in the body.
๐Ÿฟ They prevent heart diseases.
๐Ÿฟ They help in maintaining good digestion.
๐Ÿฟ They help protect the body from cancer.
๐Ÿฟ They help lower cholesterol.
๐Ÿฟ They help prevent diabetes.
๐Ÿฟ They help in maintaining a healthy liver.
๐Ÿฟ They help relieve stress.
๐Ÿฟ They help fight malnutrition, heals mouth and gum ulcers.
๐Ÿฟ They help improve sex life and enhance fertility. Also helps to control menstruation in women.
๐Ÿฟ They strengthen the muscles, bones and teeth.
๐Ÿฟ They give the body itโ€™s desired nutrients. However, they help in relaxation and solves insomnia problem.
๐Ÿฟ They contain vitamins C and E which is very good for skinโ€™s health. Tigernut is useful to moisturize skin and to maintain skin elasticity.
๐Ÿฟ They help prevent anaemia.
๐Ÿฟ They are good for the eyes as they contain Omega 3 which helps in maintaining eyesโ€™ health.
๐Ÿฟ Tiger nuts milk contains high calcium but low lactose and fat. They can be used as a substitute for dairy milk for those who are lactose intolerant

While itโ€™s sweet, TIGERNUTS has very high insoluble fiber, hence while your regular carbohydrates breaks down to sugar in the body, TIGERNUTS provides mostly insoluble fiber which canโ€™t be digested by your body. So most of what you take in goes out. Its one of the super foods highly recommended by dieticians now, even for diabetics.


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