Tapioca and its flour have long been known to have numerous different health benefits if eaten on a regular basis. However, tapioca mostly consists of carbohydrates; it has been categorized as a something that is unhealthy over the past few years of the anti-carb obsession. There is also the aspect of starches impacting blood sugar levels and where tapioca lands on the glycemic index scale (spoiler: it's high). However, these concerns are relatively unfounded. Below are the health benefits of tapioca flour that you should keep in mind, so it's not removed from your diet.
One of the best things about tapioca is that it is entirely allergen free when it comes to dietary restrictions. It is gluten-free, nut-free and grain-free, which means those with allergies to some or all of these things can eat tapioca with little to no concern. Tapioca flour is also a great alternative to plain white flour required for most baking.
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