Overview

Tapioca is a starch from the cassava plant. It is used in puddings, noodles, bread, and other food products.

Tapioca is used orally as a food source, food thickener, and for controlling blood sugar.

How does it work ?

Tapioca starch is prepared by cooking cassava, drying it, processing it, and then cooking it again. When eaten, tapioca takes longer for the body to break down into sugar when compared to other grains or carbohydrates. Therefore, it can help slow the increase of sugar in the blood after eating.
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