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Alugbati for Pregnant Women

November 29, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The well-being of a pregnant woman is very important. A woman who conceives a child needs proper nourishment, and also, needs all the vitamins and minerals she can get in order to sustain her nutritional needs as well as her baby’s. Therefore, it is essential that her food intake should be balanced and nutritional as well. There are a lot of vitamins and minerals a gynecologist can give to a pregnant woman, but still, it never hurts to eat healthy food, especially fruits and vegetables.

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Saluyot Health Benefits

November 2, 2014 Category :Healthy News 1

Saluyot, jutes or Corchorus olitorius is an edible leafy vegetable that is widely found Philippines. This plant is so common that it is mistaken as weed in the Philippines. Unknown to many however, saluyot has long been used as food staple since ancient times by Jewish people and Egyptians. It has been grown since 6000 B.C. and accordingly was eaten by Cleopatra for its health and beauty benefits.

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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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Fern Paco Nutritional Value

March 3, 2014 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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Ampalaya Pandesal

April 20, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Pandesal which literally translates to “salt bread” in Spanish is a popular type of yeast raised bread in the Philippines that Filipinos usually used as its staple food for breakfast. The bread is mainly made of simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, and salt. The pandesal is commonly eaten by Filipinos by dipping them in the hot coffee and had long served as the main breakfast dish of the common Filipino.

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Saluyot for Diabetes

March 17, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Also known as Jute or Corchorus capsularis, Saluyot is a common leafy vegetable in the Philippines that thrives practically anywhere in the country. This vegetable plant is especially abundant in tropical wet forest regions like the Philippines. Saluyot is like a weed that requires little to no nurturing, and grows in no particular season.

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