Plant-based Foods: Tapioca

Plant-based Foods: Tapioca

Tapioca is gluten-free, nut-free, and also grain-free. And besides of that it won't cause problems for people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and nut allergies.

Tapioca is almost pure starch, so it's almost entirely made up of carbs. It contains only minor amounts of protein, fat and fiber. Furthermore, it only contains minor amounts of nutrients. Most of them amount to less than 0.1% of the recommended daily amount in one serving.

One ounce (28 grams) of dry tapioca pearls contains 100 calories. Due to its lack of protein and nutrients, it is nutritionally inferior to most grains and flours. In fact, can be considered as "empty" calories. It provides energy with almost no essential nutrients.

Promote skin health:

It is a perfect solution to have clear and youthful skin. It acts as a detoxifier which eliminates acne or scar that makes face ugly and dull. It promotes skin tone and also makes it bright. Use tapioca flour is as a facial mask twice a week.

Mix two spoon of tapioca with one spoon of honey or also use egg yolk then combine it into paste. Apply it on face and leave for 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water. It is a great mask to eliminate freckles and dead skin cells that makes face rough.


1.It could be harmful if prepared incorrectly.

2.Cassava produces cyanide which is a harmful compound for humans.

3.It is not best food for those who are trying to lose weight.

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