Composed of nearly 50 per cent healthy fats and 30 per cent protein, Egusi is a great dietary supplement that can be a staple in a vegetarian diet. Rich in protein, fat, and vitamins, its benefits can be combined as follows; maintain healthy teeth, maintain healthy bone, helps in smooth digestion, prevents diarrhea and a host of others. In Yaounde like in most parts of the country egusi is an expensive commodity. A measuring glass in Yaounde is sold at FCFA 500. This quantity which usually sells at FCFA 300 cannot be gotten below FCFA 500 at this season. Vendors do not deliberate on its prices as could be done with other commodities.