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Cassava flour is gluten-free, is it true?

Cassava flour is known as a good flour to use to replace wheat flour because the ingredients in it are claimed to be good for health because it is rich in vitamins, fiber, protein, and gluten-free. But is it true that cassava flour is gluten-free and rich in minerals?

What is cassava flour?

Yuca, also known as Cassava, is the main ingredient of cassava flour. Cassava flour uses whole parts of the boiled yuca root and then it is dried and ground to turn it into flour. Cassava flour contains carbohydrates, which are the main energy source for the body. It provides numerous health benefits,  including being a good source of energy and helping in the maintenance and improvement of the immune system, and also has a wide range of applications as a food ingredient. Cassava flour is different from tapioca flour.

Also read: Benefits of Cassava

So, is cassava flour gluten-free?

Cassava flour is gluten-free

Yes. It is. Cassava flour is a gluten-free flour with a lot of benefits. One of the benefits of cassava flour is that it is good for people with diabetic since it’s gluten-free. In addition, cassava flour is also grain-free, nut-free, and diary-free. It is suitable for those who are on a paleo diet. 


It can be used for those who want to live a healthier life, usually used in a 1:1 ratio with ordinary wheat flour. Cassava flour also has a more neutral taste and does not spoil the taste of food.


Our cassava contains 78 grams of carbohydrate, 10 grams of protein, 3.42 grams of fiber, non-GMO, gluten and sugar free. 


Also read: How to have a healthy diet