Moymoy Palaboy & Roadfill with an appearance of Pinoy Biscuit Blogger DCRJ (Dr. Dan C. Rivera, Jr.) in the music video 'Rugby Boy' from the moymoypalaboy 'Uploaded' Album CD/DVD Moymoy Palaboy & Roadfill at DCRJ's clinic January 30, 2009

Monday, September 1, 2008

KAPUSO MO, JESSICA SOHO Featured Segment - WHEAT GRASS, DRAGON FRUIT & TALBOS - in Video - Aired August 30, 2008

"Aanhin ang damo kapag patay na ang kabayo" (What good is the grass if the horse's already dead), a Filipino proverb is truthful as it gets but the answer to this proverb is...turn grass into juice drink ! Wheat Grass, here's the video segment from 'Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho'

Wheatgrass refers to the young grass of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, that is freshly juiced or dried into powder for animal and human consumption. Both provide chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. Claims about wheatgrass' health benefits range from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties. It is often available in juice bars, alone or in mixed fruit and/or vegetable drinks. It is also available in many health food stores as fresh produce, tablets, frozen juice and powder.

Also featured in the 'Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho' video segment is the Dragon Fruit. Snapshot above is me with a Dragon Fruit in Bangkok, Thailand. Dragon Fruits are now cultivated in the Philippines specifically in Cavite. The white variety costs P90 while the red variety costs P70 each.

Dragon Fruit also known as Pitaya/Pitihaya, is the fruit of a cactus type genus Hylocereus (sweet pitayas). Pitayas are rich in fiber and minerals, notably phosphorus and calcium. It is also use by diabetics use as a food substitute for rice and as a source of dietary fibre.

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