May 28, 2021

Malabar Spinach

Day 148 of 2021 - Big Alugbati in my garden! This plant is a rich source of soluble fiber, which helps digestion. It is rich in Saponins that act as phytochemicals, which can fight off cancer. The red variety of alugbati is a good source of xanthones, an antioxidant. Higit sa lahat, masarap sya ihalo sa munggo. 💓

Alugbati is a leafy green plant that is most commonly consumed in warm regions of the world. This vegetable is similar to spinach — so much so that it's often referred to as Malabar spinach. Like spinach, alugbati contains a variety of different nutrients, antioxidants and phytonutrients

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