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Calamansi for Weight Loss

Calamansi or golden lime is a small citrus fruit popular in the Philippines and primarily used as condiment. It is usually added to soy sauce or fish sauce as well as directly to dishes to provide sour taste or flavour to food. As a citrus fruit, calamansi is also used to make juices. Related terms:calamansi […]

Can Dalandan Remove Gallstones?

Gallstones (biliary calculi) are small stones made from cholesterol, bile pigment and calcium salts, which form in the gallbladder, a small sac organ that holds the bile, a digestive juice produced by the liver for breaking down dietary fats. Gallstones do not usually require medical treatment except if starts to cause symptoms such as pain, […]

Detox Drinks in the Philippines

Detoxification is the process of removing toxin substances from a living organism, especially to the human body. This also pertains to the withdrawal process during which an organism like a person returns to homeostasis after long-term use of an addictive substance e.g. drugs and liquor. The process of detoxification can be achieved by many natural […]

Health Benefits of Lemonsito

Lemonsito, Cotrofortunella mitis or more popularly known as calamansi is a citrus fruit that is grown in the Philippines in practically any type of soil and climate. The plant is shrub that usually starts to bear fruit after two years. Related terms:lemonsitolemonsito health benefitslemonsito juicelemonsito benefitsbenefits of lemonsitolemonsito dietbenefits of lemonsito juicehealth benefits of calamansihealth […]

High Fiber Filipino Foods

Practically many people are familiar that a healthy diet meal would often involved high fiber foods. This is essentially because fiber is good for digestion. Foods high in fiber are low in fats and calories which if not burned up by the body causes weight gain and obesity. Fibrous foods moreover, takes time for our […]

Fruit Ice

Anytime of the year is a great time to enjoy our local iced specialties from halo-halo to mais con hielo.  Even specialty ice shops have come up with their own versions that range from simple fruits to decadent chocolate creations.  Here is a take-off offering fresh fruit versions without the extra cholesterol. Related terms:1 piece […]

Fruit Eating Guide for Diabetics

Are there really bad fruits or fruits that should be avoided if one is diabetic? The truth is, all fruits may be allowed in a diabetic diet. What is more important to consider, however, is the total amount of carbohydrate intake per serving size of the fruit. Some fruits contain more carbohydrates in a gram […]

Chinese Salt Pepper Squid with Chili Sauce

Calamari is undoubtedly the most popular squid dish.  But all that frying also adds too much cholesterol.  Here we make a boiled version similar to the chinese version, before topping it with a home-made sweet chili sauce that is easy to do even in a rush. Related terms:www allaboutdiabetes net chinese-salt-pepper-squid-with-chili-saucesquid and diabetessquid for diabeticschinese […]

Oven Baked Spring Rolls

Update the Vietnamese spring roll with this baked version that is filled with a lot of healthy fillings. Or improve this version with bite-sized dumpling versions that can be baked, steamed or boiled. The dipping sauce provides a fiery and tangy counterpoint for the dish. Related terms:oven baked spring rollsbaked vietnamese spring rollsdiabetic spring rollsoven […]

Fresh Tuna Pasta, Nicoise-Style

In this French pasta salad classic, we update it a bit using fresh tuna.  But if you can’t find fresh tuna, simply use canned tuna in water and follow the same procedure for marinating and heat it up in a saute pan instead of grilling it. Related terms:tuna pasta nicoisefresh tuna and diabetestuna diabetesfresh tuna […]