Tiger Nuts are not just buts but root vegetables. It can also be called chufa or earth almonds.
Tiger Nuts have been cultivated over centuries and eaten in its raw or processed form. When processed, it is mostly made into a drink or Tiger nut milk though you can still find it in its grounded form.
In its raw form, tiger Nuts contains vitamins C and B6, iron, magnesium, zinc, potassium, and calcium.
See more ways tiger nuts can be beneficial to humans.
1. Aids Digestion
Tiger nuts contain highly soluble fiber that passes through the gut without digestion. This, in turn, makes the fiber add bulk to the stool enabling it to pass easily through the stool.
2. Reduce Blood Sugar Levels
Tiger nuts contain high fiber that helps to slow down sugar absorption in the gut and this reduces blood sugar levels. Tiger Nuts also have high amino acids arginine that increases the production of insulin that help control blood sugar.
3. Sexual Enhancement
Tiger nuts has been serving Nigerians for treatment of erectile dysfunction, increasing sperm count, and boosting libido.
4. Improves heart health
Tiger nuts contain high monounsaturated fat that are connected to reducing bad cholesterol which can reduce the clogging of the arteries, thereby lowering the risk of stroke and other related illnesses.
5. Immune Booster
Tiger nuts help boost the immune system. Research reveals that tiger nuts extracts were tested against several types of bacteria that can cause infection in humans. Tiger Nuts may contribute to the bodybuilding of a stronger immune response against infections.
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