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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…

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…

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…

Zinc and Immunity

Zinc is a mineral and micronutrient that is needed for cell growth and division, healing and metabolism of carbohydrates. The first quality is what makes it such an essential nutrient for our Innate Immunity. As you may know, our body’s…

Food Profile: Mangosteen

The visually appealing mangosteen is a tropical fruit that is known for it’s sweet and tangy taste. While it is often appreciated for it’s looks and taste, mangosteen is also a nutritious fruit that has a lot of benefits to…

Food Profile: Avocado

Avocados are another very popular and healthy fruit. While some feel that it does not taste like much on it’s own, it is used in many dishes, or eaten with milk and sugar. Personally I enjoy a good avocado fresh…

Food Profile: Mango

Mangoes are a tropical hardwood tree, whose fruits are amongst the sweetest and most beloved in the world. They come in many shapes, sizes and colors yet they are all flavorful . Unripe mangoes are enjoyed for their tanginess and…

Food Profile: Papaya

The Papaya is a South American plant that is a favorite in the Philippines for it’s ease of cultivation and of course, it’s flavor. These fruit come in a multitude of varieties, meaning the shapes, colors and tastes vary. They…

Food Profile: Talinum

Talinum Paniculatum is also known as Philippine spinach. It is a small, short lived annual that can be found growing wild in many places in the country. It’s edible leaves are 90% water, and this plant is also called Waterleaf…