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How Tiger Nuts Can Help Your Diabetes

Do you have diabetes? If you do, you aren’t alone.

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), in the United States an estimated 34.2 million Americans have the disease. That’s about 10.5 percent of the population. There are two main types of diabetes which are Type 1 and Type 2. Both of those conditions require lifestyle management that may include medications, insulin therapy, exercise, and a specific diet to follow. With Tiger Nuts, we can help you craft a healthy lifestyle which will help your diabetes. Let’s look at the details surrounding why Tiger Nuts is perfect for a person with diabetes that needs a wellness based meal plan. #TigerNuts for diabetics!

Tiger Nuts Are High in Insoluble Dietary Fiber

One of the reasons why Tiger Nuts is potentially a healthy part of a diabetic’s diet plan is due to its insoluble dietary fiber content. It can help a diabetic regulate their blood sugar more effectively. When you can keep your blood sugar stable, you are more likely to maintain a healthy and strong body. With stable levels, you’ll have more energy, be less tired, have less thirst, and suffer fewer skin conditions. That’s just a few of the benefits to controlling your diabetes that the National Institute of Diabetes (NIH) recommends.

Fiber Can Help Keep Blood Sugar Stable

In the long run using a high fiber diet plan, including paleo friendly and glutenfree Tiger Nuts to keep blood sugar stable, can help to prevent even larger health issues, such as stroke or heart disease. There is also less chance of developing eye issues that can lead to blindness, pain from nerve damage, kidney problems, and dental conditions.

A Tasty Snack That You Can Depend On

So how much fiber does a serving of Tiger Nuts have? In our Raw Premium Organic Tiger Nuts the amount of fiber equals 8 grams or 33 percent of your daily fiber intake. A serving of Tiger Nuts is 20 nuts. Even though they aren't sugar free, Tiger Nuts are a low sugar snack that only contains natural sugars. It’s recommended that people with diabetes get 25-38 grams of fiber per day. You can easily make Tiger Nuts a simple part of your snacking routine by just eating a handful, as a Greek yogurt topping, or in healthy salads. The options are endless with Tiger Nuts. Plus, they have an appealing coconutty taste that is simply delicious. You’ll look forward to eating these beneficial tubers each day that are about the size of a small chickpea.

Add Other Tiger Nuts Products to Your Meals

You can also incorporate other Tiger Nuts products into your meals to increase the fiber content. It comes in a peeled form with almost the same amount of fiber, sliced, chopped, or in a flour that you can make baked goods and meals with. Once you get used to using all types of Tiger Nuts products, you’ll get addicted to how amazing it all tastes.

A Fantastic Move For Diabetic Health

Not only will you fall in love with the Tiger Nuts’ taste, but you’ll also feel good knowing that you are helping your diabetes. As just one of the ways to manage blood sugar, Tiger Nuts is just a smart idea when it comes to your health. If you have any questions about the benefits that Tiger Nuts can bring to your nutrition plan, contact us today. We’re more than happy to answer your concerns, share some recipes, or guide you towards the products that will best suit your needs.

This article was written specifically for Tiger Nuts USA by Kelly Reising.

5 Healthy Meals You Can Add Tiger Nuts To

Are you looking to supercharge your nutrition plan?

You should definitely consider adding Tiger Nuts to some of your meals. If you haven’t heard of this Superfood before, it’s actually not a nut at all, but a nutritious tuber. They grow right below the surface of the Mediterranean soil giving these special tubers a similar taste to a nut, but without the allergy concerns.

The consumption of Tiger Nuts goes back to the days of cavemen, so they are even considered paleo friendly too. Are you ready to learn exactly how to add Tiger Nuts to a healthy meal plan?

Here are five meals or snacks you can add Tiger Nuts to.

GlutenFree Tiger Nut Pizza

You can easily make your own gluten free pizza dough with Tiger Nuts Flour. It’s organic, comes in two different sizes, and works most of the time the same way as ordinary baking flour. It's a one-to-one ratio for baking. The taste is nutty and savory which will work well with all different kinds of healthy pizza toppings. Load it up with bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, and spinach for an at-home pizza night that even your kids will love to eat.

Crunchy Salads

A salad created with spring mix lettuce, kale, and cabbage is a great base to start with. Then of course add any veggies you enjoy in your salad. Finally, instead of topping your salad with high-fat cheese or greasy carb-heavy croutons, it’s better to have a light crunchy finish with Tiger Nuts. Tiger Nuts Sliced is the perfect way to add fiber and texture to any salad. Low in fat and calories, topping your salad with Tiger Nuts will make you look forward to eating more salads because you’ll crave that exceptional Tiger Nut taste.

Powerhouse Morning Muffins

Raw Premium Tiger Nuts have a terrific coconutty taste and are perfect in morning breakfast muffins or banana quick bread. The fiber content in raw Tiger Nuts is 8 grams per serving which will help you reach your target goal of 25 grams per day. People that want to stay satisfied with their meals need to increase their fiber consumption because it makes you feel fuller for longer periods of time. Having a morning muffin with Tiger Nuts won’t leave you feeling hungry mid-morning since you’ll be satisfied until lunch.

Protein Packed Smoothies

A green smoothie is a perfect snack on the go or as a meal replacement, if you add in some of our Tiger Nuts Chopped to your favorite recipe. The chopped Tiger Nuts will blend in smoothly with your beverage. This will give you extra protein in your smoothie so you’ll have the energy you need to go about your day. Plus, it’s less fat than adding nut butters for protein, and you don’t have to worry about allergens with Tiger Nuts.

Stir Fry With Tiger Nut Oil

Make a healthy chicken or shrimp stir fry with a couple of tablespoons of extra virgin Tiger Nuts Oil. Cold-pressed and organic, the flavor of the Tiger Nuts Oil is nutty and subtle. It’s healthier than olive oil because less fat will be absorbed into the surface of whatever food you are cooking.

Feel free to share #Tigernuts on social media to showcase all of the meals you make in your own kitchen with our delicious and nutritious Tiger Nuts. The sky’s the limit on how you can enhance your meals and snacks with these superfood tubers.


Amazing Golden Cakes using Tiger Nuts Flour!

One of our terrific customers, sent us this picture of the Golden Cakes that she makes using our Premium Organic Tiger Nuts Flour, and you must agree, they do look good!

Here's with what she says about them:

I make them with equal portions of brown rice flour and chufa flour, honey, fresh ginger, lemon, and local butter. With the moistness of the honey, using all chufa made it too dense, so the brown rice flour balances it out to make a moist, tasty, and coincidentally gluten free delight! The ones with red have a carnelian compote in them, and the ones with the bit of date on top have a fig/date/citron Ambrosia of Thoth in them.

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The Team at Tiger Nuts!