One of the richest source of calcium, probably next to malunggay is saluyot. For every 100 grams of the edible portion we can get 266-366 mg of calcium, 97-122 mg of phosporous, approximately 11.6 mg of iron and a whooping 444 mg of postassium. The vitamin content si also superb; Vit A 6,390 IU, thiamine 15 mg, riboflavin 28 mg and ascorbic acid 95 mg. Not to mention the fiber and the mucilaginous qualities of the vegetable which is very helpful for constipated patients.
This vegetable is very good and safe for pregnant mothers.This vegetable is simple to prepare, just boil and eat or include this in munggo dish. You can also try this with tinola. Enjoy the health benefits of saluyot. No one of children in the Philippines should be malnourished. Saluyot is all over, be practical.
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