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Stop Drinking Garri, See What It Does To Your Health.

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The food commodity popularly known as, 'garri' is one of the most consumed food produce in many countries, especially in developing and third world countries like Nigeria. 

Due to its cheap price for purchase, the food substance extracted from cassava, is very much consumed largely by the majority of the people.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. However, caution is required in it's consumption as health sources; have proved that the drinking of Garri, can pose health hazards to a person.

Some of such health hazards or dangers include the following:

1) Cyanide:

Garri comprises sizeable quantity of hydrocyanic acid. It necessitates proper processing, to get rid of this acidic component. However, in cases where the processing is poor; there could be adverse effect of accumulation, of this acid in the stomach.

2) Intestinal damage:

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Given the presence of cyanic acid in Garri, it can cause intestinal damage; to those who consume poorly processed Garri.

3) Needless Weight Gain:

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Garri contains much calories, hence continuous consumption is sure to cause the accumulation; of these calories or fats in the body. This can lead to unnecessary weight gain, by the consumer posing health risk.

Nevertheless, in cases where you can't help, but consume Garri, consume it honorably, 'who health sources help'. God is faithful to protect.

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Source: opera.com
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