Category Archives: Healthy food

Lumpiang Shanghai and Lumpiang Gulay

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These are the lumpiang shanghai and lumpiang gulay I wrote from the previous post. I ordered them from Marce Fedhz. they were oh so yummy and worth the price. 🙂

The Many Benefits of Eating Seafood

The sea is known to house a lot of sea creatures that people would love to eat but people sometimes try to avoid eating seafood because they are not sure about the things that they can get from it. Nowadays, people are more concerned about their health and the fact that they do not know what they are placing inside their bodies scares them.

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According to studies, seafood is good for the body because aside from being rich in nutrients, they also give a good source of protein. Aside from this they give different vitamins and minerals that will allow people to become healthier than ever.

Here are some of the benefits that can be received from eating seafood:

  • Improves heart health – Having an unhealthy heart can lead to a wide variety of health conditions. Including seafood in people’s diet will allow them to reduce the risk of heart diseases.
  • Helps ease arthritis symptoms – For people who normally have joint problems, the intake of seafood as part of their diet can help improve joint health. Say goodbye with stiff joints in the morning just by adding seafood to their meals.
  • Enhances good skin – This may be surprising for a lot of people but taking in more seafood can help reduce the amount of toxins that are inside the body that may cause skin issues. Without toxins and the increase in antioxidants brought about by eating seafood, the skin can be improved.

Of course, it is important to only choose fresh seafood delivery because eating stale seafood will expose people to risks that could have been avoided.

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Tips on Eating Healthy Take Out Dishes

You’re just starting to wrap up four hours of web conferencing, when you suddenly feel that undeniable grumbling in your stomach. That hunger is making itself more pronounced as you reach for the phone to call your favorite Chinese takeaway place. And then you remember that you have strict orders from your doctor to keep your cholesterol levels down. Take consolation in the fact that even your favorite Chinese takeout restaurant has healthy alternatives.

Instead of the usual fried and battered dishes, you can opt for the steamed variety. Order some steamed rice, fish, or dumplings. Plain noodles will go nicely with them. You can also get some meat soup to fill you up. Vegetable stir-fry is likewise a good choice.

Just because you’re on some sort of diet, doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of accessible takeaway food.

But if you really have time to cook, here’s an alternative to your take out dish – a healthy soup recipe you can do in a jiffy.

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I have all three ingredients (misua, onion, egg, and chopped siomai) in the fridge. Just picked some malunggay leaves in the backyard.

Procedure:

Saute the onion in a tablespoon of oil
Add in the chopped siomai
Add 2 to 3 cups of water
Season to taste ( I used fish sauce)
Add in misua when the water starts to boil
Add the slightly beaten egg to the soup
Add malunggay leaves
Simmer for a couple of minutes more
Serve while its hot

If you are in a hurry to prepare lunch or dinner and you want to pair something soupy with your fried fish or chicken, you can try this meat soup recipe.