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Prevent Cancer and Manage Diabetes By Boiling and Eating This Vegetable (Highly Recommended)

Diseases are increasing and more of them are discovered as time goes on. Cancer is the second leading cause of death or mortality globally, and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million in year 2018. On the entire globe, 1 in 6 death is caused by cancer and 70% of deaths took place in low and middle-income countries.

People who have diagnosed on Diabetes rose from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Diabetes is the major cause of blindness, kidney failure heart, attack, stroke and lower limb amputation.

Cocoyam is highly recommended to deal with Cancer and manage Diabetes. It can prevent cancer and also manage Diabetes and a human body can benefit more from cocoyum.

Cocoyum is a root crop which have many benefits for a healthy living. This crop has not been on open board, it cures numerous diseases for a healthy body. Both roots and leaves are edible with lot of benefits to the consumer.

The Cocoyum benefits includes:


Cancer Prevention

Considerable of vitamin A, vitamin C and various phenolic antioxidants found in cocoyum helps in eliminating dangerous free radicals from human body system.

Cryptoxanthin, found in cocoyum is directly related to a lower chance of developing both lung and oral cancer.

Blood Pressure and Heart Health

Cocoyum consist of significantly higher amounts of potassium compared to yam and potatoes. Potassium enables healthy fluid transfers between membranes and tissues and also reduces blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels thereby reducing stress in the overall cardiovascular system.

Manage Diabetes

Cocoyum helps you manage your glycemic levels and lower your chances of developing diabetes due to the presence of dietary fibres.

Circulation Stimulation

Cocoyum is rich in iron and copper which enables this vegetable to prevent anemia and boost circulation through the body. Both iron and copper are important for producing red blood cells that carry the all-important oxygen to our body systems and cells. By decreasing the chances of anemia (low in iron/ iron deficiency) and boost the flow of blood through the body, you can speed overall metabolism, growth of new cells, and the general oxygenation that is always the good idea to keep organs and systems functioning at their optimal levels.

Prevent Bone Loss

The presence of copper in cocoyum helps in slowing down bone loss and osteoporosis in older women when in taken in combination with other important nutrients like zinc, calcium and manganese.

Copper has bone strengthening properties and it collagen forming qualities encourage strong bone and connective tissues.

How to prepare:

- Wash cocoyum, hygiene is highly emphasised.

-Cocoyum must be properly boiled (more then 30 minutes).

- After boiling the cocoyum, you will have to peal the outer brown layer to reach the inner white cocoyum.


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