Food Profile: Rambutan

The Rambutan is a tropical fruit which is native to Southeast Asia. Most believe that it orginated from Malaysia or Indonesia, although it has been present around the region for hundreds of years already. The fruit is quite unusual looking…

The Potassium- Sodium Ratio

All foods contain a certain amount of Sodium and Potassium. Because of the way the two nutrients interact, it is important to be aware of the ratio between the two in your food. Being mindful of this helps you to…

Food Profile: Kangkong

Known Internationally as Water Spinach, Kangkong is a widespread, popular and easily cultivated perennial that is a favorite leafy green in Filipino cuisine. It is cooked in many ways, basically boiled, deep fried and everything in between! It is also…

Irrefutable Evidence Proves Golden Rice Is A Total Farce

By Aeon Mapa Just in case you haven’t heard, one of the most pressing issues in food production in the Philippines today is that of genetically engineered Golden Rice. Unfortunately the Philippines has become the first country to approve cultivation…

Food Profile: Kamote

Sweet Potato was found in it’s wild form in Asia then was cultivated on the Polynesian islands. They are used as staple foods, being full of carbohydrates that our bodies need for energy, but they also provide a variety of…

Probiotic Foods That You Can Easily Culture at Home

The Gut Microbiome is an ecosystem of bacteria living in our digestive system that plays important roles in supporting and regulating every other system in our body! Click on the link above to read all about it. Simply put, we…

Food Profile: Tamarind

Tamarind, the sour seed pod known locally as Sampalok is a very unique tasting fruit, that has a mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors. It is eaten raw, our used as a souring agent in the popular soup dish,…

Food Profile: Potato

Potatoes are one of the world’s most beloved root crops. Coming in many varieties, these tubers are eaten cooked, in a multitude of different ways. Potato is originally from central America where it was the fuel for the Incan civilization.…

Food Profile: Marang

The Marang is fruit that is endemic to the Philippines and related to the Jackfruit and Durian. Even within our own country they are not commonly recognized, especially in Luzon. The fruit ripens and gets over ripe very quickly after…

Food Profile: Jackfruit

Jackfruit, or Langka as we call it is a unique and delicious tropical fruit which grows abundantly here in the Philippines. The ripe fruit is very large, sometimes reaching up to 5 feet in length! When opened it has a…

Supercharge Your Immune System With These Recipes & Diets

Here on our site, you can find information on the nutritional value of various produce, as well as the relevance of the different nutrients. Applying that information practically however, is easier said than done! Generally, a diverse diet rich in…