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Benefits of Paco Leaves

Paco or Pako is one of the fern vegetables that Filipinos love to eat. This vegetable which has a scientific name of Athyrium esculentum, is usually eaten as salad or as a side dish to a main viand. Aside from its distinctive taste, paco is very well known to be healthy among Filipinos. However, people […]

Fern Paco Nutritional Value

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 […]

Ginatang Sugpo

The perfect marriage of gata with shrimps is made even better, using light coconut milk and if you can find them, paco leaves.  This is a specialty from Quezon that a friend of mine made, forever winning me over to this version of prawns.  If you can’t find paco leaves, spinach will do in a […]

Herbal Cure for Diabetes

A herbal cure for diabetes is an alternative way for treating and managing diabetes especially among Filipinos because primarily of the expensive cost for managing diabetes as well as the fact that medical science have never discovered a cure for the disease. Some herbalists contend that since diabetes basically developed out of nutrition imbalance, an […]