Yautia

Yautia

A tropical root vegetable from South America, malanga is good baked, mashed or roasted. Including this root vegetable in your diet can help you meet your daily fiber and potassium needs. Plus, it’s considered one of the least allergenic foods, according to the University of Florida, making it…

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Pineapples contain high amounts of vitamin C and manganese. These tropical treats are also a good way to get important dietary fiber and bromelain (an enzyme). As well as having high amounts of manganese, which is important for antioxidant defenses, pineapples also…

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Green Plantain

Plantains are very reliable sources of starch and energy, contain a high amount of dietary fibre which helps ensure healthy bowels and reduces constipation, have more vitamin C than bananas. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin-C helps the body develop resistance…

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Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato have the characteristic sweet potato flavor but milder than true sweet potatoes. They can be substituted into any sweet potato recipe.

There is no cholesterol in boniato, almost no fat and little protein…

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Avocado

The avocados are relatively high in fat and calories (138 calories and 14.1g fat in half a medium-sized avocado). But they’re also one of the best foods you can eat, packed with nutrients and heart-healthy compounds. Here are five great reasons to eat them regularly…

Ginger

Ginger

Ginger is a common ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine. However, ginger has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries among many cultures…

Yuca

Casava

Cassava is very low in fats and protein than in cereals and pulses. Nonetheless, it has more protein than that of other tropical food sources like yam, potato, plantains, etc. As in other roots and tubers, cassava too is free from gluten. Gluten-free starch is used in special…