Description: Cassava is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and maize. Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. It is one of the most drought-tolerant crops, capable of growing on marginal soils.
Description: Cassava is a root vegetable. People use the root as a food and to make medicine. Cassava is used for tiredness, dehydration in people with diarrhea, sepsis, and to induce labor, but there is no...
Description: Cassava is a nutty-flavored, starchy root vegetable or tuber. Native to South America, it’s a major source of calories and carbs for people in developing countries. It is grown in tropical regions...
Description: Cassava is a vegetable that is a staple ingredient of many diets worldwide. It is a good source of nutrients, but people should avoid eating it raw. Raw cassava contains cyanide, which is toxic to...
Description: Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a root vegetable used for both culinary purposes and in folk medicine. Used to make tapioca, added to dishes, and available in supplement form, cassava is thought to improve health by boosting immunity and regulating digestion.
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