Tigernut is one of the first registered plants in ancient Egypt and Latin America. The Latin name for the plant is Cyperus esculentus.
It is a crop that occurs in the moist soil that is used to plant rice and peanuts and has been used in most of Africa for centuries.
The traditional way to preserve Tigernut has always been through milk and sometimes as dried fruit. It has a unique sweet taste that is ideal for different purposes.
Some advantages of Tigernut include
It is rich in fiber: it has a high fiber content that is more than other popular fiber sources such as rice, oats, apples, cabbage, carrots, etc.
It is rich in vitamins C and E: Tigernut is packed with vitamins and minerals, especially vitamins C and E, potassium and phosphorus. Tigernut is mixed with yogurt in such a way that it contains an exceptional amount of vitamins.
Protects against cardiovascular disease: Tigernut helps with the antioxidant properties, which implies the prevention of harmful chemical reactions that inhibit the oxidation of the body