aka Manihot esculenta, cassava, manioc,yuca, macaxeira, mandioca, aipim
Water: once a day
Soil: good drainage
Fertilizer: twice a month
Helps You Lose Weight : Cassava is very important for all those who are trying to shed those excess pounds that have accumulated over the years. It is found in rice and bread and is low in calories too. The high fiber content in cassava helps you stay full for a longer period and prevents binge eating.