Archive for the ‘health’ Category

Edible Desktop Printer Inks ?

Edible inks ? I will not argue with this. It will not gain the edible prefix if not generally recognized as safe. Perhaps made with commonly know natural and synthetic food dyes. Unlike normal inks which are usually harmful. However, the term edible comes with a limited life span. It needs preservative of sort to […]

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Palawan Roasted Cashew Nuts

Eight hundred fifty pesos a kilo. Why I was not surprised? The cashew fruit with seed removed is almost useless. Except for people and company who can turn it to valuable products like wine, juice and jams. The fleshy fruit is juicy, predominantly astringent and a bit sweet. We used to sliced fruit to cubes […]

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Camote Turon and Camote Chips

camote chips

It is a common turon. There is nothing special. I just changed minor details like omitting sugar and replacing jackfruit slice with boiled camote. Thanks to Dennis for sharing the idea. I thought frying duration is not enough to soften the raw camote. I boiled it to softness first then discard the peels. I prepared […]

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The Bitter Sugar Tax

Sugar Tax may actually do more harm than good. Just like Sin Tax on alcohol and cigarettes and the proposed salt tax. It is meant to raise governments revenue collection while forcing our citizens to practice healthy lifestyle. The true purpose is raising government revenue, for all we know. Health concern is nothing but excuse. […]

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Why Junk Foods Are Cheap?

Stiff competition. We are born with a sweet tooth and perhaps a salty tooth too. We love sweets like soft drinks, instant juice drinks, candies, chocolates and ice cream. Some even occasionally eat pure sugar crystals. We are also fond of eating salty snacks, potato, corn chips, fish crackers, chicharon and corn nut. We eat […]

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People Who Drink More Coffee Lives Longer

There are so many contradicting studies and stories about coffee. Some are good and some are bad. Their numerous quantity makes me doubt what to believe. Should we avoid coffee or not? I think the keys are purity and moderation. Anything taken in excess is harmful. Alcohol in moderation is beneficial but too much is […]

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