Fun Facts About the Calcium-Rich Carabao’s Milk


DID YOU KNOW? 6 FACTS ABOUT CARABAO'S MILK: GOOD PROTEIN SOURCE. The proteins present in carabao's milk is higher than that of other milk. A 200ml glass of carabao's milk has 9g of protein! Plus, carabao's milk protein is more heat resistant. HIGH-FAT CONTENT. Carabao's milk is high in fat and is thicker than other …

Fun Facts About the Versatile to Eat Carrots


DID YOU KNOW? Carrot (Daucus Carota L.) develops an elongated cylindrical storage root underground which is edible. It is an excellent source of Vitamin A or Beta Carotene and contains considerable amounts of the B vitamins, calcium, and potassium. Carrot could be eaten raw or cooked before consumption. The crop performs best under a cool …

Fun Facts About the Low-Calorie Chayote

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DID YOU KNOW? The edible parts of chayote (Sechium edule) has lower fiber, protein and vitamin content than other parts. However, the calorie and carbohydrate content is high, chiefly from the young shoots, tubers, and seed, while micro and macronutrients supplied by the fruit are adequate. The fruit, particularly the seeds are rich in amino …

Fun Facts About the Perennial Eggplant

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DID YOU KNOW? Eggplant (Solanum melongena esculentum) is a tender perennial plant of the nightshade family (Solanaceae). It is erect, bushy with stem sometimes armed with few spikes. Its leaves are large, ovate and slightly lobed. The shape and color of fruits depend on the variety. Eggplant is extensively grown in the eastern and southern Asia …

5 Basic Rules to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

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A healthy lifestyle means a happy and long life. That’s every other person’s goal, right? But how are we going to achieve that goal? The road to a healthy and long life is encapsulated in the chart above. You see, the first and second rules are about eating the right foods. Less meat, more vegetables …

What Makes the Mediterranean Diet Healthful?


The Mediterranean people, especially those living on the island of Crete, were noticeably lean and physically healthy, not known to have suffered from heart diseases. The Cretans’ diet used to consist mainly of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, and some fish. More than 40% of their caloric consumption is from olive oil. The …

7 Ways to Treat Acne with Baking Soda

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Acne is a common problem among teenagers. That’s why varied clinical acne treatment brands are made available in the market. All of which promises excellent results. But there’s also a home remedy that’s equally or even more effective and easier on the budget. It takes a baking soda to do the trick.

Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks – Book Review

Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks

Advice worth pondering on Book review Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks By Morton E. Tavel, M.D Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks is a non-fiction book by Dr. Morton Tavel. A cardiologist with over 20 years experience in medical practice, Tavel offers advice on the appropriate interventions on health conditions. He points out the many misconceptions …

Turmeric and me: now a constant company


To a certain extent, I differ from Dr. Morton Tavel’s view on food supplements. For there are plants and herbs that may not have been proven scientifically but are efficacious and safe. In his book, Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks, Dr. Tavel says that “dietary supplements may not claim to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or …