We all love to eat cassava, especially if it’s baked with sugar and honey and sweetened to perfection. But did you know that the tapioca (it’s what the Americans call it) have lots of health benefits as well?
You might be surprised but Read and Digest printed that cassava has lots of advantages that can help you in the long run. According to them, its leaves are filled with protein, beta-carotene, and lysine – an essential amino acid.
In addition, its roots have lots of Vitamin C and calcium. They also said that if you eat the plant (of cassava) regularly, it will greatly show improvements in your bones and on your resistance.
They also said that scientists have reported that the plant can be used as a treatment for infertility, headaches, and arthritis.
In fact, the website of Support Kids noted that cassava may be consumed by the mother if she wanted to have twins.
“After much research has been conducted, it is believed that the chemicals that are found in cassava can actually cause hyper ovulation. Because of this, women who take cassava supplements or eat the plant are more likely to have twins.”
Apart from that, cassava plant can allegedly be a potent treatment against growing tumors in the body. Tumors, as we all know, are the beginning signs of cancer. So, if you especially have a history of cancer in your family, you might want to consume cassava now.
It also supposedly helps you avoid diabetes and birth imperfections as well, particularly if you’re pregnant. The cassava plant also has the ability to improve your blood circulation – this goes well for those who are anemic and those who have low red blood cell count.
They also alleged that it could do the following: Balance the fluids in your body, lower your cholesterol level, keeps your bone mineral density in good shape, improve your overall digestion, prevents you from having Alzheimer’s disease, and allegedly protects your cardiovascular health.
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Wow! That’s a lot, huh? How do you reap all those benefits? The source said that you could easily make your own cassava remedy. Here are the steps:
1. Peel the cassava plant.
2. Then slice it into pieces and then soak them in hot and cold water in an alternate manner.
3. Leave them in the fridge overnight. Don’t drain out the waters.
4. After which, pour out the waters that were used in soaking the cassava plant. Mix them with another liquid, preferably water.
5. Then mix it well. If you want, you could also add sugar or drops of honey or lemon to make it taste more appealing.
The source said that it is best to consume the solution before you eat breakfast so you could reap off its health benefits at the start of your day.
Do you want to be as healthy as possible? Why don’t you try this drink for yourself? Let us know if you have any more cassava health recipes in the comments section below!
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