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Check Out Four Benefits Of Banga Soup

Palm fruit, also known as banga, remains one of Nigeria’s most common food products. In fact, not just the fruit but all parts of the plant are useful in one way or the other. Palm oil is of course the most visible and commercial product of the banga tree. From this same palm tree, you will find palm fronds which can be used for cage that is used to keep birds, this same is used to make brooms. Palm wine is also gotten from this tree,as well as groundnuts and so on.

The popular Igbo food known as Banga soup is also from the tree. This same soup is known as 'Egboyin" in Yoruba land and the soup is very nutritional.

The Stew is very different from that of Palm Oil used in other cooking recipes. Palm Oil is the pure oil extracted from the palm fruit while the palm fruit is the major ingredient of Banga soup. The palm fruit will be boiled until it becomes soft when touched, after this it will be squeezed for the juice to come out of it and it is usually a mixture of oil and water. Palm fruit oil extracted for Banga Soup contains less saturated fat than palm oil. It can be prepared with raw fish, meat, water-leave,stock fish or catfish with its source. Banga soup can eaten with wheat, semi, Amala, eba, etc. It depends on your choice.This soup is very good for pregnant women as well as nursing mothers. It is also essential for building body bones, it prevents heart disease, it prevents cancer risk, it also improves vision this is because it contains vitamin A.

Banga soup also assist women in so many ways, such as reduction of the effect of premenstrual syndrome symptoms such as insomnia, weight gain, bloating, leg swelling and breast tenderness. It nourishes the human skin and hair as well.

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Banga Palm Palm Oil Stew Yoruba


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