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Konkonte prevents colon cancer and lowers blood sugar levels.

A team of scientists at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology recently discovered through research that foods processed through solar and sun drying have a lower glycaemic index and are therefore healthier to consume.

According to the study, eating traditional foods like "Konkonte," which have undergone solar or sun drying, may lower blood sugar levels and lower your risk of developing heart disease.

Why does konkonte have a low GI food rating? Konkonte is advantageous for people with diabetes because it lowers blood sugar levels.

The use of cassava flour gives Konkonte its distinctive flavor. Cassava is konkonte's main component.

In a number of recipes, cassava flour works well as a stand-in for wheat flour.

Cassava is a root vegetable from which cassava flour is made. This vegetable has a high carbohydrate content as well as essential vitamins and minerals. Grated cassava must be dried, ground to a fine powder, and used to make cassava flour.

Resistant Starch?

Because konkonte contains a lot of resistant starch-rich cassava, it provides us with the necessary advantages. So what exactly is resistant starch? These are starches, according to the study, that the small intestine is unable to digest.

They fight digestion as they move through the digestive system. Through the provision of wholesome gut bacteria during fermentation, resistant starches support gut health. Eating resistant starches found in cassava flour, such as Konkonte, may have a number of health benefits.

In a study, overweight or obese men consumed 15–30 grams (g) of resistant starch daily, such as konkonte. In contrast to men who did not consume these resistant starches, such as konkonte, the insulin sensitivity of these males who, for example, consumed konkonte increased.

According to the study, "resistant starches can play a role in preventing disorders like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease by increasing a person's insulin sensitivity.

Source, Vitamin C

Each 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of cassava contains 20% of the Daily Value for vitamin C, according to the fdc.nal.usda.gov. Immunity is just one of the many areas of health where vitamin C is important.

A study discovered that vitamin C can support the body's immune system and protect against oxidative stress.

Additionally, it has been discovered that vitamin C promotes the production of collagen, a type of protein found in your body's bones, skin, muscles, and joints, and protects against skin damage. This means that eating konkonte provides 20% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C, safeguards against skin damage, and enhances joint health.

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