Welcome to Nourisha Foods
At Nourisha Foods all we produce and sell is fresh Akpu- "freshakpu". You are what you eat. "If you put good, high octane fuel as recommended by the auto manufacturers in your automobile, you will get the performance out of your vehicle. The same is true for human beings. We are the greatest living machine ever designed and built, therefore, nutritious and heathy food is very important to the human race. Our food processing retains the essential nutrients of the raw materials. "FreshAkpu" is mostly complex
carbohydrate found in cassava with many essential nutrients. See USDA nutrient data base for the nutrient values found in cassava Click here To Buy
What you did not know about Cassava - Akpu (Cassava Fufu)
Akpu Starch (Carbohydrates) - .Very low in fat and protein however it has more protein that yam, potato and plaintains to name a few. Starches, such as those in cassava, are types of complex carbohydrates
Dietary Fiber - A serving of freshakpu contains 7.2 grams of dietary fiber, or 15 percent of the daily value. Dietary fiber lowers your cholesterol levels and helps regulate your blood sugar. Dietary fiber comes from the parts of plant foods that your body cannot digest.
Vitamins and Minerals - Vitamin C, or 70 percent of the daily value is supplied in a serving of freshakpu. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that can help your body absorb iron. It provides 56 milligrams of folate, thiamin, pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) riboflavin, pantothenic acid, zinc, magnessium, copper, iron, manganese and potassium, which helps lower blood pressure. Cassava is low in sodium, with only 29 milligrams of sodium per bag.
FreshAkpu is Gluten free
Freshakpu (utara) in some local dialect of the Igbo-speaking people of Nigeria is a very nutritious filling meal capabable of providing the necessary source of energy for the day.
Nigeria is the world largest producer of Cassava
Eat Right, Stay Healthy
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