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Ugu leaves, also known as fluted pumpkin leaves, contain lots of vitamins and minerals, which is why people (especially of the Igbo origin) have been using them in cooking and medicine for centuries

Pumpkin or ugu leaf is widely used in African cuisine as an aside-dish for meat or it’s juice can be used as natural substitute for carbonated drink. It is a very big source of Vitamin D and minerals, so it is very beneficial for health. It is also very delicious and many vegetarian give preference to ugu over other vegetable.

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BUY UGU LEAVES

Botanical Name: Telfaira occidentalks

Commonly called name: Flutted pumpkin

Commonly found Region: Nigeria (Igbo)

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Buy Ugu leaves online on Buildrestfoods Nigeria. ✓ Best prices in Nigeria ✓ Enjoy Great delivery service

Ugu leaves, also known as fluted pumpkin leaves, contain lots of vitamins and minerals, which is why people (especially of the Igbo origin) have been using them in cooking and medicine for centuries

Pumpkin or ugu leaf is widely used in African cuisine as an aside-dish for meat or it’s juice can be used as natural substitute for carbonated drink. It is a very big source of Vitamin D and minerals, so it is very beneficial for health. It is also very delicious and many vegetarian give preference to ugu over other vegetable.

 

Nutrition Profile

CompoundPer/100g
MacronutrientEnergy

Fat

Carbohydrate

Protein

Fiber

Water

Sugar

21.92 Kcal

2.33

3.15

92.88

10.39

Vitamins and MineralsCalcuim, iron,magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassuim,Sodium, Zinc, Copper
Phytochemical and AntioxidantSaponin, Flavonoids, terpenoids, steroids, glycosides,tannin

 

HEALTH IMPORTANCE

  1. It balances hormones
  2. It serves as anti-diabetic agent
  3. It improves blood production
  4. It improves the bones and teeth
  5. It used in treating convulsion

Possible uses in food preparation

It is used in making soups

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