GROUND/ 10 Pieces Of White Cocoyam (EDE)

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ground/ 10 pieces of cocoyam(ede) the ground ones comes in 250g, 500g, 1kg and 2kg packs The best place to buy fresh affordable cocoyam EDE online.  On this website you can order for locally farmed cocoyam ede online and get the best prices cheaper than what you will pay in any market around you.

On Osdom you can get affordable prices of fresh, edible and low priced cocoyam (ede) for sale straight from the farm and delivered to your door step in any part of Nigeria or abroad.

ABOUT COCOYAM (ede)

Cocoyam belongs to the family of Araceae and some species include Xanthosoma sagittifolium, taro, Alocasia, tannia, Amorphophallus, Colocasia esculenta, eddoe or eddo (Colocasia antiquorum), tarul, arum, elephant’s ear, Alocasia macrorrhizos, alocasia odora. Cocoyam root and tuber crops are well known for their high nutrition contents. Quite many of them offer high nutritional benefits that can help bridge the gaps and balance certain dietary requirements. Among these beneficial root and tuber crops is the cocoyam.

Coco yam produces two edible parts namely the corms (tuber) and the leaves of which the corms contain approximately 25% starch and eaten mainly as thickeners, purees or whole. Cocoyam is a great source of dietary fibre and starch that can generate energy to the body. Surveys report that cocoyam production has tremendously increased from the 1990s till present and this number is expected to increase more.

Cocoyam can be consumed in different ways through roasting, cooking, frying, baking, pounding and milling etc. Cocoyams can also be processed into various food products used for industrial and culinary purposes. Africans usually blend cocoyam and use it as a thickener for baking and cooking soups such as oha soup and bitter leaf soup etc. It can also be cooked as porridge and the leaves can be used for cooking soups.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF COCOYAM

Cocoyam contains starch, which makes them an excellent source of carbohydrate. It contains dietary fibre and higher protein contents than the majority of the tropical root crops. It also contains thiamine, calcium, niacin, manganese, vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, copper and riboflavin. Consuming nutrients-packed food like cocoyam is vital for maintaining a healthy immune system, which helps our body to make use of protein, carbohydrates and other nutrients in the food we eat. Dietary fiber maintains a healthier digestive process and helps in the easy passage of stool.

 

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