Category Archives: Health

The tigernut: a food with countless health benefits

When it comes to foods that have stood the test of time, tigernuts are one of the most ancient vegetable species to be harvested by man.  Historical sources indicate that the Ancient Egyptians (3,000 B.C.) were pioneers in the cultivation of this type of dark brown tuber, and would eat the knotted sedge or Cyperus…
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Chufa: a healthy nutrient with many benefits

It is common to consume chufa during summer, because with the chufa we can prepare the most refreshing and healthy beverage for this season. Due to its multiple properties and nutritional values, the use for the chufa has started to expand and it should be included in any daily diet. It is a healthy food,…
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Tigernuts: a source of energy and health

Tigernuts, their cultivation and properties have a distant origin that dates back to ancient civilizations. Egyptians consumed them; different documents and archaeological findings testify to this. The most famous is from the father of botany, Theophrastus, he included them in his catalogue of edible plants, dating from the fourth century BC. Although it was thought…
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Dietary supplementation tigernuts attenuated atherosclerotic lesion

This is the finding of a study that was made by Mohamed Labib Salem (Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC), Mohsen Zommara (Department of Dairy Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Tanta University, Kafr El-Scheikh, Egypt) and K. Imaizumi (Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan). "Dietary supplementation tigernuts attenuated atherosclerotic…
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Milled Tigernuts: Ground tigernuts, healthy and ready to use

Milled tigernuts are obtained using totally natural milling methods and can be used to make easy, delicious dishes, full of flavour. Instead of grinding tigernuts by hand with a mortar and pestle, there is the option of buying ground tigernuts, ready to use. Ground chufa or tigernut can be used right away to make breakfast…
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Tigernuts prevents heart attacks and reduce cholesterol

TIGERNUT PREVENTS HEART ATTACKS AND REDUCES THE CHOLESTEROL LEVEL, ACCORDING TO A STUDY. R.P., Valencia Tigernut milk is mainly produced in The Comunidad Valenciana, and its properties come from the reduction of cholesterol and the risks of heart attacks up to benefit to people who suffer arteriosclerosis or renal insufficiencies, according to the last data,…
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