Talbos Ng Kamote: Uses, Benefits & Side effects

“Talbos ng kamote” or “sweet potato leaves” is scientifically known as Ipomoea Batatas, a plant widely grown in the Philippines. Talbos ng kamote is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting tuberous roots are used as a root vegetable. The young shoots and leaves are […]

Does Zobo Drink Boost Ovulation and Fertility?

Ovulation is the process in which a mature egg is released from the ovary. After it’s released, the egg moves down the fallopian tube and stays there for 12 to 24 hours, where it can be fertilized. Sperm can live inside the female reproductive tract as long as five days after sexual intercourse under the […]

Does Zobo Drink Burn Belly Fat?

Belly fat is more than a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. Fat accumulated in the lower body (the pear shape) is subcutaneous, while fat in the abdominal area (the apple shape) is largely visceral. Where fat ends up is influenced by several factors, including heredity and hormones. As the evidence against abdominal fat […]

Is Mango Acidic Or Alkaline?

One way diet affects your health is through a process called “acid-alkaline balance.” The pH (potential of hydrogen) determines a substance’s acidity or alkalinity and is measured on a scale of 0 to 14. The lower the pH, the more acidic the solution. The higher the pH, the more alkaline (or base) the solution. When […]

What Is The Best Alternative To Safely Cooling Foods?

What Is The Best Alternative To Safely Cooling Foods? Quiz: What is the best alternative to safely cool food if you do not have a blast chiller? Ans: Ice bath Most people know that cooking food is an important step in food safety. But what about cooling food? Cooling gets less attention than cooking, but […]

How Effective Are Gestational Diabetes Diets

What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes mellitus is a condition in which a hormone made by the placenta prevents the body from using insulin effectively. Glucose builds up in the blood instead of being absorbed by the cells. Unlike type 1 diabetes, gestational diabetes is not caused by a lack of insulin, but by other […]

Keto Diet: Uses, Benefits, Risk, and Side Effects

A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate mainstream dietary therapy that in medicine is used mainly to treat hard-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Normally carbohydrates in food are converted into glucose, which is then transported around the body and is important in fueling […]

Before Touching Prepared Food With Your Hands You Must?

Question: Before touching prepared food with your hands, you must:   a. Put your hands under running water b. Wipe your hands with paper towels c. Put on latex-free disposable gloves d. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer   Answer: c. Put on latex-free disposable gloves   Explanation WHO data indicate that a number of factors […]

Why Don’t Energy Drinks Work On Me?

What are Energy Drinks? Energy drinks are widely promoted as products that increase energy and enhance mental alertness and physical performance. Next to multivitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietary supplement consumed by American teens and young adults. Men between the ages of 18 and 34 years consume the most energy drinks, and almost […]

Can Pregnant Women Eat Shrimp?

When you’re pregnant, you have to make many changes, including what you eat and drink. It’s important to be aware of what you should (or shouldn’t) be consuming during pregnancy to ensure the safety and health of your baby. There are some foods you should not eat when you’re pregnant because they might make you […]

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