The tuber of the Cyperus esculentus plant, also known as the yellow nutsedge, is the tiger nut. It has an almond-like sweetness to it. Ancient Egyptians consumed tiger nuts as a staple meal. They are most widely consumed in Africa, Europe, and the Mediterranean today.
A never-ending supply of vegetable protein
Plant proteins have the unspoken advantage of lowering fat and cholesterol levels. Tiger nuts are the ideal and optimal antioxidant for detox diets and toxin removal (based primarily on fruits and green leafy vegetables) that could help to deprive from animal foods for a few days or forever if consumed regularly.
Tiger nuts contain dietary fiber that can aid in diabetes care.
Tigernuts' significant contribution of nutritious and balanced fiber does not increase blood glucose levels, making them excellent for preventing and treating diabetes.
Tigernuts are a great replacement for carbohydrates that increase blood sugar levels due to their high sucrose content and fiber content.
Tigernuts are high in potassium.
One of the key functions of potassium is to regulate blood pressure. In this way, the high concentration of this chemical in tiger nuts aids in the regulation of heart function.
The consumption of potassium-rich foods is often linked to the proper functioning of human cells and the protection of vital organs. Potassium, as an integral mineral, controls acid-base balance and aids in the distribution of water in the body.
Tiger nuts are a magnesium-rich food.
Magnesium is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the human body. As a result, it's important to maintain a healthy dose of this vital nutrient in the body. Controlling magnesium levels has many benefits, and 100 grams of tigernuts provide between 13 and 17 percent of a healthy adult's daily requirement.
Providing the body with a regular dose of magnesium is an excellent way to boost energy levels. Magnesium, in combination with proteins, is suitable for muscle growth.
Magnesium is linked to kidney health and the prevention of menstrual problems in women, as well as keeping the body pH stable to stop dermatitis and fungal infections.
Tigernut oil is beneficial to the human body.
Its oil is packed with beneficial nutrients. This liquid is ideal for nourishing the skin and preparing it against external aggressions due to its high levels of oleic acid (monounsaturated). In addition, tiger nut oil contains enough polyunsaturated fatty acids to satisfy the human body's daily requirements.
Advanced cosmetics companies have started to use it to develop highly resistant products for various skin types, as well as anti-aging products with high doses of vitamin E.
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