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…

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: 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…

Vitamin K and the Immune System

By Aeon Mapa Vitamin K a fat-soluble vitamin that has two forms. Phylloquinone and Menaquinones. Both play an important role in our health and immune response. Let’s take a look at each form and it’s effects on our body, as…