Tiger Nuts – A Handful of Health Benefits for People with Celiac Disease
For a celiac, a strict gluten-free diet is the only way to stay healthy on a day-to-day basis. Many celiacs are also lactose-intolerant, so they need alternative sources of calcium due to the lack of dairy in their diet.
Celiacs tend to develop nutritional deficiencies for two reasons - their damaged gut makes it difficult to absorb nutrients and their food exits too quickly for their body to utilize food nutrients.
The most common nutrients lacking in celiacs are:
Thiamin (vitamin B1)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
Niacin (vitamin B3)
Cobalamin (vitamin B12)
Folate (vitamin B8)
For the record, Tiger Nuts are the only food product handled in our facilities, so you will never have to worry about cross-contamination. If you’re celiac you’d know that even a single gram of gluten can trigger a host of unpleasant symptoms such as severe diarrhea, gas, rashes, fatigue, muscle cramps, and weight loss. You avoid the possibility of that by snacking on Tiger Nuts!
We also have Tiger Nuts Flour so that you can bake or make "Horchata" milk with Tiger Nuts. This means celiacs can finally enjoy some great tasting healthy soft-serve dairy and gluten-free ice cream!
The health benefits of Tiger Nuts don’t end here. Many gluten-free items in supermarkets and health stores tend to be highly processed and therefore lacking in fiber. Tiger Nuts come again to the rescue! Each 100g serving delivers a whopping 23 grams of fiber and a total of 57 grams of unrefined carbohydrates so you get the nutritional benefits without the negative effects!
With Tiger Nuts and a balanced diet of nutrient-rich whole foods, celiacs never have to worry about nutritional deficiencies or bad tasting food again!
What are Tiger Nuts, and Why Are They Good for the Gluten-Free Eater?
We have a little shocker for you. ‘Gluten-free’ doesn’t always mean healthy!
Not all gluten-free foods offer the health benefits you think they would. For example, rice can be heavily contaminated with arsenic. Some gluten-free foods contain high amounts of sugar, salt, and oil and are laced with chemicals that you can’t pronounce and that are horrible for your body. Most are not actually organic. Some are even genetically modified! Many are heavily processed, with very little nutrients left in them. Such nutrient-poor, calorically dense foods will only lead to nutritional deficiency and weight gain instead of achieving the health benefits you desire from gluten-free foods.
Another problem with most processed gluten-free snacks is that they are not free of all the other major food allergens such as dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, yeast, corn, sesame seeds, fish, shell fish, and nightshades such as potatoes and tomatoes. Many of those suffering from gluten intolerance can also be suffering from other delayed-onset food allergies, as leaky gut is usually the underlying problem in food sensitivities. Some even find out that have a reaction to as many as 25 foods after going for food allergy testing.
So how do you get the health benefits of being gluten-free while also avoiding the negatives that many of these popular snacks pack?
Enter Tiger Nuts, the only healthy gluten-free snack that is organic, GMO-free, and allergen-free (see us listed at http://www.snacksafely.com). That’s right, Tiger Nuts packs all of these benefits because they’re not actually nuts – they’re tubers! Tiger Nuts are really small tubers, roughly the size of nuts, which is why they are called Tiger Nuts. Tiger Nuts packs the crunch of a cashew with the taste of a coconut as well as the health benefits of being gluten free! How fun can a snack this healthy get?
Tiger Nuts are a nutritional powerhouse, containing loads of fiber, healthy carbohydrates, and essential nutrients such as B vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. They are low GI, making them a great snack for both dieters and diabetics. Tiger Nuts are also vegan and Paleo Perfect. Tiger Nuts are the only snack you can eat, regardless of any dietary restriction, that taste great!
Tiger Nuts are just so wholesome that any type of gluten-free eater can enjoy them without worries. Make sure to add truly healthy snacks such as Tiger Nuts to your gluten-free stash regularly! Tiger Nuts will help you achieve your dietary goals!
NOTE: All of our Tiger Nuts are packed in our certified Organic facilities in New York, where we keep only Tiger Nuts, before shipping direct to you!
You can find us at www.tigernutsusa.com