hi everyone and welcome or welcome back to our Channel we often meet in the supermarket or stores certain foods we do not buy as we are not known but these foods are healthy rich in nutrients and active substances and give us plenty of health benefits among the less popular vegetables category are also taro taro represent the general name of the tubers belonging to the species colocasia esculenta from the family recently they're considered one of the first plants grown in the history of mankind though less known to some of us taro is an ordinary food in Africa Asia and it can be found all over the world taro contains a lot of active substances minerals and essential vitamins for our health one serving of taro contains 27 percent of the daily dietary fiber requirement the high fiber level makes it very important for sustaining gastrointestinal health the fibers support the intestinal movement facilitating digestion and prevent conditions such as excess gas bloating cramps constipation and even diarrhea a healthy gastrointestinal system can significantly improve your general health and reduce the risk of developing diverse types of cancer taro consumption also protects the skin improves blood circulation and helps to lower blood pressure rooo taro offers a substantial source of carbohydrates and can be used in a similar way to a potato but compared to potatoes taro offer a superior nutritional value and a lower glycemic index in fact taro contains about three times more fiber and 30% less fat than potatoes because it regulates the release of insulin and glucose in the body dietary fiber reduces the risk of diabetes taro root contains beta carotene and cryptic xanthine antioxidants that help to improve the vision and fight against the macular degeneration but those who want to lose weight need to know that on 100 grams of steamed taro contains 120 calories this plant can be cooked in many ways such as steamed cooked and bamboo tubes fried or grilled taro is not edible in the raw state because it contains calcium oxalate and secreted juices that can causes skin irritation this is my tasty and easy recipe to medium taro 300 400 milliliters of coconut milk salt pepper and oregano some people use rubber gloves others just lubricate their hands with oil before cleaning these tubers peeled the taro cut into slices or sticks 1/2 centimeters thick and 5 centimeters long wash the taro pieces and put in a tray in one bowl mix the coconut milk salt pepper and oregano then add up on taro slices or sticks set the tray in the oven for 30 minutes at medium or low heat when taro is tender stop the oven flame and serve if you are not vegan or vegetarian can add grated cheese or mozzarella hoping that you liked the information provided by me I thank you for your attention do not forget to like and share this video also to subscribe our channel for more information our channel is a video channel educational information offered come from documentation and personal experience so before beginning an alternative cure you must inform your doctor because he knows your medical history prescriptions drugs that you follow and your reactions allergic to various substances or food I wish you a wonderful time wherever you are

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49 thoughts on “The healthiest vegetable you should eat”

  1. It’s also a common food in the South Pacific in Tonga it’s called Talo. You can boil it and add coconut cream and eat it with you’re chosen meat. It’s natural steroids. That’s why Pacific Islanders are naturally big because of natural food like taro or Talo.

  2. Love taro root,Filipino cooked it with lemon or tamarind beef soup with green bean,spinach,red radish.yummmmm

  3. that is taro in any Pacific islands and we cook it in the oven[umu] or boil it and eat it with any meat or fish or anything.

  4. OMG in Indonesia this yam is one of our grandparents favourite breakfast, we also still eating it sometimes ,make it in to sweet dessert its so yummy

  5. In certain spanish countries they call it MALANGA you can fry it & make chips or boil it, mash it add a little bit of hot milk ,butter & salt there you have mashed taro.

  6. That is taro here in Fiji we call it dalo in the native language. We boil it and eat it with anything. Makes us full.

  7. Thank you for sharing I see it in super market but I don't know how to cook it now I have one way thanks

  8. we call it sawa in Pohnpei but we have so many different varieties. we cook it in coconut milk with any meat preferred or jut boil or use for salad as well as sawa sandwhich with tuna fish or chicken.

  9. in the Philippines we used that for cooking meat that needs lots of broth in Southern Tagalog they call it as San Fernando mostly small ones but its tastier

  10. In my country it's called KIMPUL its very good and unique taste, we combine with coconut and palm sugar recipe's

  11. In Srilanka we call eat, 'Gahala Ala'. Makes beautiful potatoes like curry with coconut milk. We used to grow it in our garden. In England, you can buy this in Asian Vegetable shops. Thank you for your video. Much appreciated.

  12. In the PHILIPPINES we call it Gabi! The cultivated one it's leaves and stock can be eaten by cooking it with coconut
    Milk,the local recipe is called ginataang Gabi with piece of pork and chili !

  13. I know that! I always like taro when I live in my country now I live in Australia taro I find expensive 😵😵😵😵

  14. This root is called Malanga in Cuba and they boil it and mash it with water or milk it comes white or slightly pink in its flesh. mainly feed to babies or sick persons easy to digest just boil in salty water until soft take out of the water and can be also eaten with cheese ( American Cheese delicious) . here in the USA mainly in Florida buy in Spanish grocery stores not expensive.

  15. peel, cut , boiled it and when tender , we let it cool , we eat taro together with fresh coconut and sugar .

  16. In puerto rico is call yautia there is a couple variety must popular is the purple one the white one is mainly used in pasteles soooo delicious

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