BENEFITS OF CASSAVA
What is cassava?
Cassava, manioc or mandioca root is the underground stem of the cassava plant (Manihot esculenta). Cassava is a tuber.
It reminds a potato but with a larger size.
It is dark brown outside and the interior is white.
Cassava root has a mild neutral flavor.
What are the main nutrients of cassava? Cassava composition
As an energy source, 100 grams of cassava give us 168 calories.
Their proportion of nutrients is divided into:
Vitamins and minerals of cassava
- Cassava is rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and sodium.
- It contains vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B9. also small amounts of other B vitamins and vitamin E.
Nutritional characteristics of cassava
Photo of cassava
Cassava in the kitchen:
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