Discover the beauty secrets and health benefits of eating and using this obscure leafy vegetable.
Are you one of those folks craving for a fresh and young looks? Do you want to live longer? To be gifted with smooth and clear skin are your wildest dream? Do you easily get various diseases and illnesses due to your poor immune system?
If there are things that really bother you, it is right time that vegetables must be among your favorite menu! Vegetable is a plant cultivated for food or the edible part of a plant, raw or cooked. Since prehistoric times, certain foods have been known for their native appeals. Vegetables have long been delighted for the refreshment, peculiar taste and texture they offer. They also provide color to dishes and even more enhance the enjoyment of eating experience. They offer more than just appeal to our senses.
Thank God for He does not leave us empty-handed to take care of our health. Our God Almighty is so gracious for providing our mother earth with several vegetables which overflow in nutrition. Vegetables are not just rich in nutrition but include lots of health benefits like protecting us from various diseases. Nutrition-wise, vegetables are low in calories, yet, are high in vitamins and minerals. They are also good sources of fiber. Fiber maintains the intestinal tract in good health. Some fiber may even reduce the risk of certain cancers and health diseases.
Moreover, diets rich in vegetables will provide a milieu of non-nutritive substances which possess health protective benefits. Vegetables contain an abundance of antioxidants that have been associated with protection from chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and hypertension as well as other medical conditions.
Health experts recommend daily consumption of (3) servings of vegetables. One of the best vegetables that health experts recommend to be part of our dietary foods is Saluyot which can commonly be found at the backyard of the Filipinos in the Philippines or Jute leaves as in English term.
Do you know that Saluyot is one of the nutritious vegetables in the Philippines, according to a recent study conducted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)? Do you know that the secret behind the long life, good health and youthful looks among Ilokanos or Ilokanas in Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte in the Philippines is by simply eating the Saluyot or Jute leaves?
History reveals, Saluyot originated from Egypt which was wildly believed as the source of health and beauty among Egyptian royalties, including the famous Cleopatra.