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Foods for the arteries Tubers

Yam – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Botanical name: Dioscorea slats L. French name: Igname Spanish name: Papa, Batata de China, Name Yams are the tubers of various vines of the genus Dioscorea, all belonging to the botanical family Dioscoreaceae. Almost all the various types of yams are between 2-5 kilos in weight with a whitish flesh. However, they may differ in […]

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Cassava (Tapioca) – Properties, Benefits and medicinal uses

Cassava or Manihot esculenta is an extensively cultivated crop in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Not until recently that numerous studies have unveiled the health benefits of this wonderful root tuber, people regarded cassava as a poor man’s food. Some of these benefits include aiding digestion, lowering blood cholesterol, lowering blood sugar, preventing cancer, […]

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Foods for the stomach Tubers

Potato – Properties, Benefits and Medicinal uses

As a staple food in many parts of the world, potato or Solanum tuberosum is used to fight stomach disorders, boost heart health, prevent cancer, improve circulation, lower cholesterol, and boost skin health. It has a long history of use in folk medicine. In terms of culinary uses, it is used worldwide to prepare various kinds […]