One of the latest trends in the health and wellness world involves exploring the world of grain-free baking, cooking and products for those who are paleo or eat gluten free. That’s why this week we’re sharing more information about one of the more popular grain-free foods – CASSAVA ROOT! We think cassava deserves a spot in our weekly Superfood Spotlight because of its countless health benefits!
Cassava, also referred to as yucca, root is a starchy root vegetable that is low on the glycemic, which makes it great for those who are diabetic and high in antioxidants! These antioxidants, along with vitamins and minerals, also help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body! There is so much more to love about cassava root than meets the eye! Check out more about this superfood below:
What do you think about cassava flour? Would you try it or stick to your favorite kind of flour?