OFE AKWU HEALTH BENEFITS
Ofe Akwu nutritional benefits are:
Palm oil in Banga soup is very rich in vitamin K that plays an important role in a blood clot. It is essential for building strong bones and prevents heart disease. The vitamin K , which contains antioxidant present in palm kernel Juice prevents cancer.Vitamin K properties contribute to preventing Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin K improves insulin sensitivity.
Magnesium content in palm kernel juice plays an important role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body including the metabolism of food and synthesis of fatty acids and proteins. Magnesium is involved in neuromuscular transmission and the activity of muscle relaxation. No wonder after consuming a plate of Banga soup there is general body relaxation.
In the elderly, intake of Banga soup made with palm kernel juice helps to prevent the prevalent of insulin resistance (diabetes), coronary heart disease( heart failure, abnormal heart rhythm), metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis
Researchers showed that consumption of palm kernel juice in soup such as banga contains magnesium with combination vitamin B6 appears to be efficacious to reduce the effect of premenstrual syndrome symptoms such as insomnia, weight gain, bloating, leg swelling and breast tenderness.
Palm kernel juice also contain Vitamins A that is essential for healthy vision and may slow down retinal function in people with retinitis pigmentosa.
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