The first italian vegan super food gluten free, low carbs coming to America

We can live without meat, but without bamboo it would be death" (Confucious)

BAMBOO SHOOT

Bamboo shoot is a typical Asian food with very interesting nutritional properties. Externally the bud is covered with a thick and very resistant envelope of leaves and inside we can find a pulpy white-cream bud. It is crisp and has a delicate and unmistakable taste.

The bamboo shoots offer different benefits for the health of our body. It is a vegetable with few fats and sugars, with only 27 calories and is indicated in low-calorie diets.

Bamboo shoots have interesting nutritive elements. For the Washington State University and the Panjab University in India the bamboo shoot inserted in a normal diet reduces free radicals and lowers the cholesterol in the blood, it also improves appetite and digestion. Bamboo shoot also possesses B-group vitamins essential for the correct metabolic functioning of the body including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) and pantothenic acid and is rich in minerals such as copper and manganese.

Recent findings also confirm the presence in the bamboo shoot of calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper and potassium.

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