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Pinakbet Health Benefits

August 16, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

It is widely and commonly known that vegetables dishes are guaranteed to be healthy and nutritious. There are a lot of vegetable dishes in the Philippines that are not only healthy and nutritious, but also easy to cook and not to mention less expensive.

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Heart Healthy Seafoods

December 10, 2016 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Maintaining a healthy heart is one of the necessities for a person to live an overall healthy lifestyle. People at risk of cardiovascular diseases may as well consider have an active lifestyle, cut down on vices, and get regular check-ups to prevent further health risks.

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Top Fat Burner Food Available in the Philippines

July 6, 2016 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

You can lose weight by eating. Following are foods in the Philippines which can help people lose weight.

Calamansi – Calamansi helps increase body metabolism for food digestion. Some people claim that calamansi fruit juice before every meal helps cleanse the body from fat.

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Pancit and Diabetes

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Pancit is a Filipino Noodle dish usually served during birthdays and special occasions to symbolize long life. Pancit was actually introduced by the Chinese and has since been adopted into local cuisine.

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Poha Nutritional Benefits

August 30, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Flattened rice or poha, is a simply rice which is beaten or pounded into flat light dry flakes. Because it is basically rice, poha is a primary source of carbohydrates, our major source of energy, which makes it an ideal breakfast meal.

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Top Root Crops for Diabetics

August 15, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Root Crops serve as an ideal substitute for rice for Filipino diabetics because it is a safe source of carbohydrates compared to rice which can spike blood sugar vessels. Sweet potato, cassava, taro and yam locally known as kamote, kamoteng kahoy, gabi, and ube, are some of the starchy root crops found to have low glycemic index (GI).

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Monggo Nutritional Benefits

August 9, 2014 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Recipes 0

Munggo or balatong, Mung beans is a popular vegetable food in the Philippines which is made into a viand or dessert. But more than its flavoursome and very satisfying taste, monggo beans is a powerhouse of nutrition. For one, it is a good source of Protein, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber and Manganese. Perfect for cardio-vascular health, Munggo’s fiber and folate helps regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

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Camote Tops for Diabetes

April 4, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Camote Tops, sweet potato tops or Talbos ng Kamote a green leafy vegetable which is basically the leaves of the camote plant, which grows practically in any backyard in the Philippines. Camote is common across the country and is often used as an alternative to rice by locals who live in typhoon belt areas as well as indigenous natives in the mountains.

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Caesar Salad for Diabetics

March 19, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Caesar salad is a type of vegetable salad which is primarily made of romaine lettuce and croutons and is dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, boiled egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper. Some people add wine of vinegar. In the Philippines, it is also commonly added with mayonnaise. The salad is usually prepared as a side dish and has become very popular because of it is healthy. The creation of Caesar salad is commonly attributed to a famous Italian chef and restaurant owner in the US, Caesar Cardini, from where the name of the salad was accordingly derived.

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Banana Saba for Diabetics

March 5, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

The Saba banana is a type of banana that originated the Philippines. While most bananas are eaten raw, the Saba banana is commonly cooked in different menus although it can also be eaten raw. The saba banana is usually used to make banana cue, boiled and added sugar syrup to make golden banana or simply fried. These banana food preparations are usually eaten as snack, merienda or desert. However, the banana can also be added in pochero and other native Filipino cuisines. The saba banana bud or puso ng saging is also cooked like a vegetable which is commonly included in sinigang and kare kare.

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