Tiger nuts is a root vegetable, also referred as a nutsedge and NOT a nut like it name implies. It also known as Chufa, Chufa nuts, Chufa seeds. Its scientific name is Cyperus esculentus. tiger nuts grow like peanuts, so under ground in the warmer climate of the continent of Africa and Spain. Above all, tiger nut is a superfood, a hidden gem.
Tiger nuts are naturally sweet, crunchy because of their high fiber content and have an almond a coconut taste.
Tiger nut is a superfood because of its nutritional value. Tiger nuts are rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers, prebiotics, and antioxidant. It is Vegan, AIP and Paleo friendly, Nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and GMO-free making it suitable for the whole family.
An ounce of Tiger nuts contains 10 grams of Fiber which is 40% of Daily Value.
Iron transports oxygen in red blood cells to produce energy. Tiger nuts has 10% Daily Value, making it a healthier choice than red meat.
A handful of Tiger nuts has as much vitamin E as 6 avocados (alpha and gamma tocopherol) which prevents ageing.
100 grams of Tiger nuts has more Potassium than 100 grams of Banana. Important for kidney and heart function, heart, and muscle.
The high content of oleic acid in Tiger nuts has positive effects on cholesterol, thereby, preventing heart attack, thrombosis, and activates blood content of soluble glucose.
An ounce of Tiger nuts contains 8% of Daily Value, supporting brain and heart health, thus easing inflammation in the body.