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Lanzones and Diabetes

July 5, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Lanzones of which the Philippines is blessed with one of the sweetest species is considered a healthy fruit snack for diabetics. This fruit contains a variety of nutrients that can benefit your health. It contains protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid and phytin. Lanzones is also rich in riboflavin and thiamine, vitamin B-2 and B-1 for body growth and red blood cell production. Thiamine is used for breaking down sugars and for treating several nerve conditions. The vitamin A contents of Lanzones called retinol or carotenoids is important for healthy skin, teeth, soft and skeletal tissue and mucous membranes. It is also a powerful antioxidant.

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Queso de Bola Health Benefits

January 10, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Edam cheese or more commonly known as Queso de Bola in the Philippines is a semi-hard cheese that is round in shape and has a yellow interior covered with a coat of red paraffin wax. These qualities help the cheese to age and preserve well. In fact, it extends spoilage period of the cheese which normally hardens in time but its flavor also sharpens. Apart from its taste, these characteristics make the Queso de bola very popular around the world.

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Buko Fruit Health Benefits

November 14, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Coconut or Buko is considered as the tree of life. Every part of the tree from its leaves, trunks to its fruit can be very useful to people. The coconut fruit per se is one of the most important sources of water and food for hydrating and feeding people. Thus, the coconut fruit is one complete meal because it meat that can be used as food and the coconut juice can be used for water. Its meat and water can practically provide the required daily minerals, vitamins, and energy needs of a person. Thus, indeed a coconut tree can help a deserted person survive in a deserted island.

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