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Health Benefits of Tea

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

A Tea is an aromatic beverage typically prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves. Tea is especially popular in South Asia and Middle East Asia and had been associated with good health for its many health benefits. Following are some benefits of a tea.

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Calamansi for Weight Loss

January 14, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

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.

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Silymarin and Weight Loss

September 23, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Silymarin is a bioflavonoids complex or plants secondary metabolites or vitamin P that is commonly obtained milk thistle plant (Silybum marianum), a plant from the Asteraceae family characterized by red to purple flowers and glossy light green stalks and sepals. The key ingredient in Silymarin is the silybin, which made the milk thistle plant a renowned medical herb since time immemorial.

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Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

September 1, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Mushrooms are fungi whose fleshy and spore-bearing fruiting body can be used as a vegetable. However, there are poisonous mushrooms hence it would be important to consult a botanist or a nutrition expert before picking any mushroom sprouting in your garden and eating them. Of its 14,000 species, 1,400 are actually poisonous.

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Camote and Diabetes

October 14, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Camote or sweet potato is a root crop that is commonly used as a rice substitute in provinces commonly hit by typhoons and where planting rice is not so conducive. As a rice substitute, Camote is rich in carbohydrates, which is our principal source for energy. The leaves of Camote (i.e. camote tops) on the other hand, is also consumed as a leafy vegetable like Kangkong.

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