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Okpa Powder- Half paint, 1.5kg (Local Market)

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Buy Okpa on 247foods.ng. Okpa powder is used in preparing the popular Eastern Nigeria delicacy known as Okpa. Okpa is also called the Lion's food OR the kings meal by the Igbos (in eastern Nigeria).Okpa can serve as either breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Okpa which is also known as Bambara groundnut pudding, Bambara beans or Bambara nut pudding has lots of amazing health benefits which is good for the body and vital for the functioning of the human body .

 

In Nigeria, the name Okpa is mainly used than the name Bambara nut as it not popular like other food crops but it is termed as one of the “miracle food crops”, Because it has no side effects and gives the body essential health nutrients when consumed.

 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF OKPA

1.     Boost blood level

2.     Prevents malnutrition

3.     Contain cancer fighting antioxidant

4.     Prevents Insomnia

5.     Prevents bone disease

6.     Prevents weight gain

7.     Gives needed energy

8.     Improves immune system

9.     Lower heart disease rate

10.                        Lower blood sugar

11.                        Good for pregnant women

12.                        Help control cholesterol

13.                        Improves fertility

14.                        Improves sight

15.                        Improves skin condition

16.                        Contains calcium

17.                        Contains iron

18.                        Contains fibre

19.                        Contains potassium

20.                        Contains methionine

21.                         Prevents constipation

22.                        Fights kwashiokor

 

Other names for Okpa are:

·        Yoruba – Epa –roro

·        Hausa -  Gurjiya

·        Hausa – Kwaruru

 

According to Publichealth.com.ng, Studies have shown that Bambara nut from which okpa is made contains higher levels of fatty acids (i.e., palmitic and linoleic acids) in comparison to groundnut, Palmitoleic acid has been reported to have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity, cholesterol metabolism, and hemostasis.

 

According to Medtrend.org, Some of the vitamins and minerals found in Okpa are as much as they would have been found in the parent source which is Bambara nut. The nutrients supplied by a delicious Okpa meal include :

·         Carbohydrate,

·         Protein (lysine, valine and other amino acids),

·         Fat,

·         Vitamins,

·         fibre.

The mineral content include :

·         Potassium,

·         Phosphorus,

·         Manganese,

·         Tryptophan,

·         Iron,

·         Magnesium,

·         Calcium,

·         Zinc,

·         Selenium,

·         Sodium,

·         Copper.

 

Buy Okpa on 247foods.ng

Buy Okpa on 247foods.ng. Okpa powder is used in preparing the popular Eastern Nigeria delicacy known as Okpa. Okpa is also called the Lion's food OR the kings meal by the Igbos (in eastern Nigeria). Okpa can serve as either breakfast, lunch or dinner.