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EFO AMUNUTUTU: OUR OWN VEGETABLE

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Efo amunututu is our vegetable but some of us might not have heard or some of us might have heard but not tried it out. It is a dark green ,oval in shape, the leaves are kind of thick but also soft. This is also one of our food that adds to the betterment of our health. It has different components which can be added to our day to day diet. According to some findings it is also referred to as Malabar Spinach.

It is a spinach that is a climbing vine. It is high in Vitamin A, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin C. Likewise, it is high in antioxidants and a very fast growing soft stemmed and a vine that twines.

Below are some health benefits that have been derived according to some findings;

  • It nourishes the skin because of the presence of the vitamin A
  • It helps in the treatment of stomachache
  • It is also good as a vegetable for pregnant women’
  • It also help reduce the risk of diabetes.

It can be cooked as the vegetables we cook and eat to supply blood and wash the system, So, it can be eaten with rice , boiled plantain, beans, yam, potatoes and whatever you are comfortable with.

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