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Tasty Lechon In Cebu

By Ruel Hinaloc On January 16, 2015 No Comments

Lechon-in-CebuCebu is called as the “Queen City of the South” and known for its popular Sinulog festival and Magellan’s Cross. The sunkissed beaches; and the popular celebrities who have come from this region are also among their trademarks.

There are many Cebuana beauties who have reigned in national and international pageants too. Furthermore, Cebuanos are known for being friendly, so many tourists love to come back from time to time. These are the reasons why you would love to travel and stay in Cebu.

However, your tour to the “Queen City of the South” will not be complete without having a taste of their savory food and delicacies. You do not need to spend much in expensive restaurants for this. You can just run to the pasalubong shops and try the native delicacies that are sold at cheap prices.

To give you ideas of

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How Difficult To Be a Manananggot

By Ruel Hinaloc On January 16, 2015 No Comments

manananggotA manananggot is an individual who gathers tuba for a living. Do you know that having this job is challenging and exhausting? You’ll need care and focus to prevent falling from the coconut tree. If you’re not careful enough, you may fall and get injured. You also need to get up as early as four or five o’clock in the morning to gather more tuba.

Being a manananggot also lies in blood. This means that this job is a livelihood handed down from the great grandfathers who passed on their knowledge to the next generations. For example, John Abella, a manananggot for 8 years, has a father who has been a manananggot for 24 years—Virgilio Abella. They work together to feed their family.

Virgilio has eight children, and one of them is John, who is one of his triplets. His wife

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Health Benefits of Tuba or Coconut Wine

By Ruel Hinaloc On January 9, 2015 No Comments

Coconut wine or Tuba is a sweet, fresh or mildly fermented sap taken from tapping the young expanded flowers of the coconut. It is popularly known locally as “Jungle wine,” it is also called coconut toddy.

tubaCoconut wine or Tuba is the most popular and most pride native wine in , Bohol, Leyte and Samar. In every celebration Leytenos and Samarnons can’t be celebrating without tuba. This organic wine is most affordable for everyone who wish to buy a drink. Once it gets into your veins, it would warmly awaken your timid blood, but surprisingly is much better than any alcoholic beverages for you won’t wake up with a heavy head or hang over.

Tuba in Leyte is also referred to as a poor man’s drink because of its inexpensive distillation process and is a more accessible alcoholic drink that the local people

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The Health Benefits Of Coconut Water

By Ruel Hinaloc On January 7, 2015 No Comments

Coconut_waterThe coconut tree has often been considered a “life-giving” tree and for a good reason. The coconut fruit alone can provide so much nutrition and benefits which could topple the same benefits offered by modern medicine. While some of the claims may seem too good to be true, most are back up by medical professionals. Find out why you need to make coconut water a staple in your diet.

Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of coconut water.

1, Coconut water health benefits also includes, improved blood circulation by widening by blood vessels. Thus, it relieves symptoms such as blurred vision, numbness in feet, and kidney failure.

2, Health benefits of coconut water include anti-aging. Rich in antioxidants and various nutrients, coconut water has strong anti-aging properties, it balances PH levels in the body, making tissues stronger and hydrating the

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Coconut Water – The Ultimate Thirst Quencher

By Ruel Hinaloc On January 7, 2015 No Comments

coconut-waterCoconut water is the ultimate thirst quencher and offers a tasty alternative to water. This pure liquid is packed with nutrients that yield an array of health benefits. According to WebMD website, coconut water have low calories, naturally fat- and cholesterol free, more potassium than four bananas, and super hydrating – these are just a few of the many benefits ascribed to coconut water.

Coconut water is called the “Mother Nature’s sports drink” by marketers, the demand is skyrocketing, propelled by celebrity and athlete endorsements and promises to hydrate the body and help with a whole host of conditions, from hangovers to cancer and kidney stones.

But is coconut water capable of delivering on all the promises or is it hype?

What Is Coconut Water?

Coconut water is naturally refreshing, sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of

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