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Michelle A. Mabalod
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Kimchi
Kimchi is one of the the lacto-fermented foods that I must learn in my lifetime. Kimchi is that tangy lacto-fermented food that is a staple among Koreans. It may be the secret to their svelte figure and clear skin -- enough reason to get this food into our ...

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Stinging Nettle Health Benefits
It was a family encounter with a German gentleman on a beach one fine Saturday morning that introduced me to the wonders of nettle. We initially just talked -- rather animatedly -- about Sauerkraut when our chat spontaneously deviated towards healthy living...

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Happy Father's Day to my Dad
A dear friend’s father died yesterday. It got me thinking about my own Dad. Tatay Cargo, like my Dad, is a Pangasinense -- a group of people in the northern Philippines who pride themselves in those age-old traditional values of solid work ethic and diligen...

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Lacto-fermented Kamias or Iba
Lacto-fermented kamias or iba is one of my more recent lacto-fermentation projects. It never ceases to amaze me how powerful and beneficial this ancient way of food preservation is. I still am a newbie in lacto-fermentation, though I have always made it a p...

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Foods to include and avoid in your regular diet to prevent skin psoriasis
Psoriasis , a chronic skin disease can be treated through regular medication based on the severity of the symptoms. Though there is no complete cure to the condition, there are certain medicines that can ease out the symptoms. These medicines have their own...

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Ono soaps -- all-natural, all-Filipino and affordable soaps with 17 variantsIf yo
You’ve probably come across Ono all-natural soaps if you’re fairly active on Facebook. This line of soaps has gotten hold of my attention for some time now, me being always on the lookout for natural and local food and health products that come in fair pric...

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Five reasons why I opted to be a Human Nature dealer
Human Nature has been my brand of choice for personal care products for many reasons. I am still using other organic brands but Human Nature has such a growing variety of products that their products make up most of my toiletry items. Here are my reasons fo...

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Rambutan -- what's with this hairy tropical fruit?
Rambutan is one of the more common tropical fruits around and one that Westerners would find exotic. What it lacks in visual appeal it makes up for by the charming, mildly sweet and tangy flavor of its white, jelly-like flesh. All hairy and spindly and red,...

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Puso or rice cooked in a pouch made of woven coconut leaves -- why it rocks
Puso is one of the curiosities here in the Philippines. It is a single serving of rice cooked inside a pouch made of woven coconut leaves. It is a handy-dandy rice-on-the-go that we buy whenever we are on the road -- and we were mostly on the road the past ...
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