Did you know 1 ounce of TigerNuts provides 40% of our daily recommended fiber intake?!?
A nutrient-dense root vegetable, the TigerNut (cyperus sculentus lativum), is not actually a nut, but a small tuber. It was first discovered 4000 years ago and comes in several sizes.
TigerNuts Health Benefits
TigerNuts have long been recognized for their health benefits, as they are high in fibre, proteins, and natural sugars. The TigerNut has been used for centuries in an important part of Africa.
The ancient Egyptians, one of the greatest civilizations of antiquity, already used this food for its magnificent healing and regenerative properties. Evidence of how valuable TigerNuts were for the Egyptians is given by the fact that TigerNuts were found in some sarcophagi, where it is
known that the Egyptians were buried with their most valuable possessions. Since those times, or even before, different civilizations have given the TigerNut a fundamental role in a balanced and healthy diet.
TigerNuts are a rich source of:
● Vitamin E
● Vitamin C
● Healthy snacking : TigerNuts are high in fibre, proteins, and natural sugars and make a great choice for a healthy snack. You can even add them to your salad or other favorite meal for a crunchy addition!
● TigerNut Milk : are used to make delicious tigernut milk. Rich in probiotic fiber, tigernuts can be used to make milk that will help you stomach’s natural probiotics thrive!
● TigerNut Oil: TigerNut Oil was first used by Egyptians 4,000 years ago and is generally considered a healthier alternative to traditional vegetable and olive oil. It’s highly recommended for cooking above other oils because it is more resistant to chemical decomposition at high temperatures. TigerNut oil is also a fantastic component of beauty products. It has a high oleic acid content and low acidity and is excellent for the skin!
At Naturalike, we source all of our TigerNuts directly from the finest farms in Nigeria. We take the time to form close relationships with local Nigerian farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the 100% natural goodness and high quality product that we have become know to