Malanga is considered a great food because it contains a large number of nutrients, carbohydrates, and proteins that are necessary to maintain a healthy and balanced diet. This tuber contains large amounts of dietary fiber, which helps regulate and accelerate the digestive process and lower cholesterol in the body. Malanga can be prepared and consumed in many ways. Usually, it is used cooked to accompany main dishes and especially in Cuban cuisine, it is usual to eat it with mojo. It can also be used to prepare flour, creams, fried foods, mashed potatoes or fried chips as a replacement for potato chips.