Benefits of Cassava
What is Cassava
Originating in South America, cassava is a plant that grows up to a total length of 13 feet. The root grows to a length of about 4 feet and is most often used in various foods because of its sweet taste. This starchy root has been used for many centuries in Africa and Asia, and has made its way into many of the world s markets. The cassava root has a brown, woody skin and can weigh from 1 to 5 lbs.