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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

4 Benefits of Cassava

Healthje.site in Indonesia, especially Java, cassava is better known as Telo. Cassava has been known since antiquity, cassava has many nutrients that have not been known by many people. The benefits of cassava has been known since antiquity as a staple food or for medicine. Cassava has many content including vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals (antioxidants), and fiber (pectin, cellulose, and hemicellulose). In 100 g sweet potatoes there are 76 calories consisting of 17.6 g carbohydrates, 1.57 g protein, 0.05 g fat, 3g fiber, 30 mg calcium, 0.61 mg iron, 25 mg magnesium, 0.30 mg zinc, 0.6 mcg selenium, 337 mg of potassium, 22.7 mg of vitamin C, and there are also vitamins A, E, B-6, and K.

4 Benefits of Cassava

Cassava does not contain cholesterol so it is good for consumption. Lots of content from cassava which is very beneficial for our body. Here are some of the benefits of cassava that we can get:

Adding Immunity
Cassava is very rich in the content of beta carotene, the main antioxidant, as well as various other nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin B complex, iron, and phosphorus. This makes cassava a great immune booster for the immune system.

Drug Inflammation
Cassava contains anti-inflammatories, supported by the presence of beta-carotene, vitamin C and magnesium, then sweet potato is very effective in curing inflammation both internally and externally. So Cassava can be used for medicine Inflammation

Bronchitis Drugs
The content of Cassava including vitamin C, iron, and other nutrients can help cure bronchitis. Cassava is also believed to warm the body (probably because of the sweetness and other nutrients).
Cancer Drugs
The content of beta-carotene, antioxidants, ant carcinogens, and vitamin C contained in cassava is very important to cure various types of cancer, especially colon cancer, small intestine, prostate, kidney, and cancer in other internal organs.

 Diabetes Drugs
For people with diabetes is often advised to avoid sweet foods. Cassava can be a reference for healthy food for you. This does not apply to sweet potatoes. This one food is very effective in regulating blood sugar levels by helping the secretion and function of insulin. You can replace rice with cassava as a staple food.

Well, that was some of the benefits of cassava that we can feel the benefits. Although often we know cassava just as a side food turned out to have benefits and benefits are quite large. Cassava has many nutrients that are very useful for our body, cassava can also keep our body to stay healthy and fit. Cassava is quite easy to find and the price is relatively cheap. Consume regularly and correctly in order to get maximum results. Hopefully this article can be useful for you.

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