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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.

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1. Allergen Free

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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