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Routine consumption of boiled cassava, these are 3 benefits for health

Cassava illustration. Photo: Pixabay

FAJAR.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Cassava is a root vegetable that is widely consumed in developing countries. Cassava provides several important nutrients and resistant starch, which may have health benefits.

On the other hand, cassava can have dangerous effects, especially if eaten raw and in large quantities.

Here are some of the benefits of consuming boiled cassava, as reported by the Genpi.co page.

  1. Lower cholesterol levels

Boiled cassava can help regulate your cholesterol levels to keep them stable. In addition, other processed cassava products, such as tapioca, are also often said to be cholesterol free.

  1. Healthy bones and teeth

In cassava there is also manganese content which can help build bones. In addition, another mineral that is in cassava is calcium. This content is also good for maintaining healthy bones and teeth.

  1. Asthma symptoms

If you have a history of asthma, you can eat boiled cassava. This is due to the presence of beta-carotene which is an antioxidant with one function to reduce the risk of asthma symptoms.

The main content in cassava is carbohydrates. Therefore, boiled cassava can be used as a source of energy. The carbohydrates in cassava will turn into glucose and then form glycogen and stored in the muscles. (genpi / jpnn)