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Yellow Nutsedge, also known as tiger nuts, are considered one of the world’s worst weeds; they’re the tuber of wild plants and have a ton of health benefits.

Did you know?

  • Tiger Nuts are filled with high fiber content – around 33%
  • The milk derived from Tiger nuts are a healthy alternative for those who cannot drink cow’s milk due to lactose intolerance. The milk supports bone building and growth in young children
  • Tiger nuts contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C and vitamin E , potassium and phosphorus.  Potassium ensures the proper functioning of the cell and body organs.
  • Tiger nuts also contain Arginine, Arginine is one of the many amino acids found in the nuts. It helps in  providing solutions to conditions caused by clogged arteries and blood vessels such as chest pain, muscle cramps, and headaches.
  • Tiger nuts have high insoluble dietary fiber that is beneficial to diabetic patients as it helps regulate the blood sugar.
  • Tiger nuts can be incorporated into different meals; tiger nuts bread, tiger nuts ice cream, tiger nuts burger, tiger nuts pancakes, tiger nuts flour and a host of other other options
  • There’s a common belief that tiger nuts made up 80% of our Paleolithic ancestors’ diet.
  • Tiger nuts can also be toasted,  chopped and sprinkled on salads or soups for more flavour or for a nutritional burst.

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This article was first published on 30th April 2018


Amara Adanna Ogbonna is a Christian, foodie, and lover of arts. She spends most of her time on Facebook.

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