Healthy Food Database

Flour - Tapioca
Milled from the dried starch of the cassava root, this flour is widely used in place of wheat flour in regions where it is grown, such as South and Central America, Africa, the West Indies and parts of India. It is gluten free, and is the preferred thickener for delicate foods and desserts.
Category: Grain
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy from a health food store.
To Store:
Can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for 6-12 months.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:
This flour thickens when heated with water and is often used to give body to puddings, fruit pie fillings and soups. It can also be used in baking.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

Energy (kJ):
Moderate GI 55 - 70:
Safe/negligible amount
Carbohydrates, g:

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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