We have heard of tiger nuts a lot and have actually seen and eaten them probably many times. Most people enjoy eating it because it tastes good and is handy too.
This article brings you an introduction of what tiger nuts really is, its general benefits as well as its benefits to women.
Tiger nuts are small in size, appear wrinkled and are brown on the outside but white on the inside. Also known as cyperus esculentus, tiger nut is classified as a tuber and has been found out to be a rich source of calcium, vitamin E, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and potassium. We will briefly look at the importance of these nutrients to our bodies.
Apart from strong bones and teeth which is a common benefit of calcium we know of, it will interest you to know that calcium also helps in the transmission of nerve impulses and muscle contraction and function.
Vitamin E contains antioxidants which protect the cells of the body from effects of free radicals. These free radicals damage cells and cause illness in the body. Hence Tiger nuts can help prevent diseases in the body because of their vitamin E content.
Phosphorus maintains and repairs tissues and cells.
Magnesium helps to combat depression.
Zinc helps the immune system to work properly.
Potassium helps to control high blood pressure.
In addition to the above mentioned benefits tiger nuts also has these benefits :
Tiger nuts contain fiber which helps to improve digestion and free bowels.
Tiger nuts helps to lower blood sugar levels.
Now after discovering these benefits, let us look at tiger nut benefits to women.
As previously mentioned, tiger nuts contain vitamin E which also cleanses the skin and makes it glow and prevents wrinkles.
Tiger nuts have also been discovered to help in weight loss because of their high fiber content, which keeps you full for a long time. Ladies as we all know are more concerned about keeping fit and losing some weight to keep them in a healthy shape.
Tiger nuts have also been discovered to help in improving fertility and sexual drive in women.
After learning about all these benefits of tiger nuts mentioned above, I’m pretty sure you will rush to wherever they are sold and grab some for yourself and your loved ones.