What are tiger nut : they are tubers that grow under the soil's surface, they are also known as yellow nutsedge , tiger nut are rich in fiber. In Nigeria, tiger nuts are called aya in hausa, akiawusa in igbo ,imumu in yoruba. They can be found in the north west part in Nigeria. You can get milk from the tiger nuts by processing into sweet beverage like horchata, people commonly consume tiger nut as dried nut or flour.
Tiger nuts have many nutritious components they also act as a source of antioxidant. Vitamins E perform it's role as an antioxidant agent which is able to slow down aging. Tiger nuts contain many beneficial minerals such as potassium. Potassium is said to be very useful in lowering the blood pressure beside potassium, magnesium of these tuber help to regulate the heart beat and maintain normal blood pressure level.
The fiber from the tiger help to maintain blood circulation well.
Just like the other plants which able to protect us from cancer the nutrition value of tiger nuts also help to protect us from cancer. Vitamin E help to protect our body from the damage caused by the free radicals.
Tiger nuts heal mouth and gum ulcers because of vitamin C and omega 3. tiger nuts are the best solution to solve mouth problem such as gum sores. The anti -inflammatory agent will quickly help the healing process.
Tiger nuts also prevent diabetes by the dietary fiber contained in them. Fiber is a kind of carbohydrate which cannot be easily digested, this it will not raise the blood sugar easily.
Tiger nuts also fight bacterial infection such E. coli and salmonella especially for those who have been resistant to antibiotic.. Tiger nuts is also good for male reproductive system....
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