Healthy Living : Health benefits of tiger nuts
Tiger nuts are highly nutritional and thus have several health benefit.
With the recent high demands for tiger nuts and other healthy foods, we bring you the major benefits of tiger nuts.
There are several ways an individual can consume tiger nuts and whichever way, it’s always nutrition packed.
- Tiger nut can be consumed as a snack, just wash and chew it.
- Tiger nut milk produced from blending and sieving tiger nut with water can serve as a healthy drink.
- Tiger nut flour is used for various purposes ranging from bread making, swallow, making cookies etc.
These are various ways to include tiger nut into your food time table and benefit from its nutritional benefits.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF TIGER NUTS
Promotes Digestion : Tiger nuts contain certain enzymes like lipases, amylase and so on.
These enzymes help in breaking down foods in the stomach, thereby aiding digestion of food.
Lowers Blood Sugar level : High fibre content in tiger nuts reduces the absorption of sugar in the intestine.
Improves Health of the heart : Tiger nuts contain high arginine which is an amino acid that help the body to produce nitric oxide
Nitric oxide dilates blood vessels and lowers blood pressure.
Boost Libido: One of the major reasons most African men take tiger nut is to boost their libido and treat infertility issues.
Regularly consuming tiger nuts will certainly increase the testosterone level thereby improving the libido.
The above health benefits of tiger nuts are reasons to add tiger nuts to your daily diet.