NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF EDIKAIKONG SOUP
Edikaikong soup is majorly found among the efiks, the efiks are predominant in cross river and akwa ibom state of Nigeria.Its a very nutritional food , although its common among the efiks but widely loved by both the efiks and non-efiks. The soup is made from dark green leafy vegetables.
Vegetables are rich in sodium, potassium and magnesium. Vegatables contains no amount of cholesterol, 35mg of sodium , 169mg of potassium and 13g of carbohydrate. It also contains 2.9g of protein and vitamins such as Vitamin A, D, C, B-12, B-6.
Vegetable plays a critical role in the body. when consumed properly it helps to reduce the incidence of cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke and other heart related diseases. Research have also shown that those that consumed five servings of vegetables and fruits a day have a very low risk of (about 20 percent) developing cardiovascular disease, stroke and cancer compared to those that consumed three servings of vegetables and fruits daily.
Edikaikong soup has a very high nutritional value due to the presence of dark green leafy vegetables. Dark green leafy vegetable contains small amount of Omega 3 fats which deliver big health benefits such as lowering the levels of depression, it also lowers inflammation which happens to be a key component in asthma.
With all these health benefits of edikaikong soup , chop4naija can link you up with best restaurants in lagos where you can always visit to have your own taste of edikaikong soup.
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