Tiger nuts, otherwise known as chufa nuts or earth almonds are small root tubers characterized by the presence of stripes on their exteriors which gives them the name 'Tiger nut'.
The small root tubers are a great meal for healthy eating due to the vital nutrients it is packed with, and studies have shown that it is very essential to the body and can help to protect the body from certain health conditions.
As you read on, this article will enlighten you on some health benefits of tiger nuts when consumed regularly.
1). It decreases blood sugar levels
Tiger nuts are rich in amino acid arginine which may increase insulin production and sensitivity. These are vital for controlling blood sugar levels.
2). Protects against diseases like cancer and heart disease
When you consume tiger nuts on regular basis, you stand to protect the body against diseases like cancer and heart disease. This is because tiger nuts are rich in antioxidants.
3). Reduced risk of constipation
Tiger nuts are rich in insoluble fibers which helps reduce the risk of constipation. Regular eating of tiger nuts helps improve digestion, bowel movements and remove harmful toxins from the body which causes constipation.
4). It protects the body against aging
Studies shows that the small root tubers (tiger nuts) can help protect against aging as a result of the antioxidants present in the tubers.
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