Cyperus esculentus

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Synonyms for Cyperus esculentus

European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers

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Organic Gemini's TigerNut Raw Granola is made through a dehydration process rather than a baking process, avoiding the loss of resistant starch, vitamins, nutrients and other organic ingredients that occurs during the baking process.
For those looking for a delicious organic, gluten-free and nut-free snack product to support their healthy diet, Organic Gemini's TigerNut Raw Granola is a great choice.
Despite their misleading name, TigerNuts are actually considered to be small root vegetables and used to comprise up to 80% of our ancestors' diet approximately 2 million years ago.
Inspired by the numerous health benefits of TigerNuts, Organic Gemini uses these unique vegetables as the core ingredient for their various organic products that range from beverages to snacks.
The tigernut seed were sundried for 4-5 days and passed through a hammer mill, to produce tigernut meal.
A sample of tigernut meal and trial diets were subjected to proximate analysis (Tables 1 and 4) using standard procedures (10).
Table 1: Proximate composition of tigernut meal (%DM).
Five isonitrogenous diets (CP = 40%) were formulated such that tigernut meal replaced maize at 0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% respectively.
21] Chinma CE, Adewuyi O and JO Abu Effect of germination on the chemical, functional and pasting properties of flour from brown and yellow varieties of tigernut (Cyperus esculentus).
Kern's Beverages, which supplies Original Horchata, a traditional Latin American beverage of ground almonds, rice, barley or tigernuts (chufa), has introduced new mango and coffee flavored varieties in time for Cinco de Mayo, a day in which many Mexicans commemorate their independence from Spain.