Health Benefits of Ogbono Soup

Its high content of mucilage( a thick gluey substance produced by nearly all plant and some microorganisms) allows it to be used as thickening agents for such dishes like ogbono soup recipe.

This week we will look at ogbono. A soup originally cooked and eaten in the eastern part of Nigeria. Ogbono as it is widely known in  africa and South East Asian and from  the family irvingiacese,commonly known as the bush mango in eastern Nigeria. Ogbono soup is a dish with high nutritional value made with considerable local variations.

Its fruit is a large drupe with fibrous flesh. A fat and protein rich seed is found inside,  which is sun dried for preservation and can be sold whole or in powdered form. Its high content of mucilage( a thick gluey substance produced by nearly all plant and some microorganisms) allows it to be used as thickening agents for such dishes like Ogbono soup.

Health Benefit of Ogbono Soup Recipe

One thing of note here is this,whenever you eat Ogbono or when next you eat it, just know that you are eating yourself into good health. Check out my recipe on a standard Ogbono soup. http://wordpress-264542-822811.cloudwaysapps.com/how-to-cook-ogbono-soup

Benefit of Ogbono Soup 1

Helps in body building..the seed contains thiamine,riboflavin and nicicin that helps in body building

Benefit of Ogbono Soup 2

It aids in weight loss. The soup when eating increases the level of lepton in the body,a hormone that reduces appetite.

Benefit of Ogbono Soup 3

It reduces cholesterol level. The soup is great for warding off high cholesterol.

 

Do you like Ogbono Soup? Would you rather eat your Ogbono Soup with Pounded yam or Ogbono Soup with Fufu?Yes or no, review it below and share your comments.

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4 Replies to "Health Benefits of Ogbono Soup"

  • Eche David June 24, 2018 (1:43 am)

    I love the fact that it aids in weight loss. Nice article on Ogbonno soup.

    • Kemi Omoetan June 30, 2018 (7:06 am)

      Hi!! Sorry for the late response. Thanks for reading the article. I’m glad it blessed you.

  • Adedeji Bolanle Efemena June 29, 2018 (6:57 am)

    Wow this is nice sis well done

    • Kemi Omoetan June 30, 2018 (7:12 am)

      Thank you dear sis.. If you try making your next ogbono dish this way or another method of preparation, send us the picture and recipe.We will be glad to receive it.

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