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Camote Tops for Diabetes

November 15, 2020 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

November 10, 2020 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

November 3, 2020 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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Fern Paco Nutritional Value

November 1, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

One of the indigenous vegetables that many Filipinos love to eat is known as Paco or Pako. With a scientific name, “Athyrium esculentum”. Paco or Fern is usually eaten raw as a vegetable salad by simply adding the paco leaves and stems with salted egg (itlog na maalat or na pula), onion and tomatoes. Because paco is eaten raw, this makes the fern all the more nutritious as heating vegetables tend to exterminate some of its natural nutrients.

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Jambolan Guava Jelly

October 26, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Jambolan guava jelly is simply a jelly made of jambolan or duhat and guava or bayabas. It is made by simply mixing juices of duhat (jambolan) and bayabas (guava) with sugar and boiling it in a shallow pan for at least two minutes until the concoction turns into jelly by continuously stirring the mixture with a wooden spoon. Once cooked, the jambolan guava jelly can then be placed in sterilized glasses for storage.

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Skyflakes for Diabetics

October 22, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

SkyFlakes is a type of cracker manufactured and distributed by Monde M.Y. San Corporation. Along with Fita crackers, these crackers have been enjoyed by a great many generations of thoroughly satisfied consumers. In the Philippines, Skyflakes crackers have been popular for people that are reducing. It is also is traditionally given to children who are sick and people with ulcers.

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Banoffee Pie for Diabetics

September 26, 2020 Category :General Wellness| Healthy Recipes 0

Banoffee, banoffi, or banoffy pie is a popular dessert pie originally from England made from bananas, toffee and cream from boiled condensed milk (of leche flan) placed on a pastry or crumbled biscuits and butter. Accordingly, it was invented by Ian Dowding, a chef at The Hungry Monk restaurant in Jevington, East Sussex in 1972. It was inspired by the American dessert “Blum’s Coffee Toffee Pie”.

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Mabolo Fruit for Diabetics

August 27, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

More popularly known as velvet apple and Butter fruit and locally known as mabolo, the Diospyros blancoi fruit grows from a medium size tree normally called kamagong that reaches a high of 20 meteres and with leaves described as leathery, oblong shape and large. The fruit on the other hand is a round fleshy reddish brown covered with velvety fur with a taste similar to fruit cream cheese. It is quite noticeable however that the scent of fruit is not pleasant.

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Recipes for Denture Wearers

August 21, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Eating becomes problematic for denture wearers because there is always some concern that their false teeth will fall, crack or loosen, making it hard for them to bite and grind their food. Thus, many denture wearers feel like their happy days of eating comes to an end when they start wearing dentures. However, this is wrong as there are a wide variety of food menus or recipes that can definitely bring back the joy of eating for denture wearers.

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Healthy Merienda for Diabetics

August 9, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Food intake is a critical strategy in managing diabetes and eating small snacks frequently in between meals is one way to curb ones appetite and avoid eating heavy dinner especially during lunch and supper. For diabetics, it is important to avoid sugary foods for snacks or merienda. Thus, in eating snacks, it is important to eat anything that is sugar free whether is juice, ordinary mammon, cake, brownies, ensaymada or mousse cake. A choice of different sugarfree snacks can be bought from Goldilocks in most of its branches.

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