The resistant starch found in cassava and cassava flour is a type of fiber that feeds your healthy gut bacteria and helps boost your digestive health while also lowering inflammation, Brissette said. It may also help control blood sugar and help you feel more full after eating, which could help with weight loss.
"This gluten-free flour is gaining popularity Whole30 friendly," Brissette said. "It's also nut-free, which is great for people with allergies. Cassava flour has a fine, light texture and neutral flavor so it works well in all kinds of recipes, including muffins and pancakes."