Enhance Your Mental Power with These 5 Brain Foods

The debate between food and the brain have been long fought. So can food really make you smarter?

The answer is: yes and no. Food definitely can’t improve you’re knowledge, but it can enhance brain function. While food should not solely be depended upon to keep your brain healthy, it can help.

Salmon Fish courtesy of Wikipedia
Salmon Fish courtesy of Wikipedia

Enhance your memory and increase your alertness with these 5 best brain food:

1. Berries – Berries like blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries are rich in antioxidants, which reduce stress on the brain. Certain berries like strawberries contain fisetin which enhances memory. It’s recommended that adults consume three servings of fruit per day. For the enhanced brain function, consider eating at least one serving as berries. (more…)

Oh My Gulay – More than just a Vegetarian Restaurant!

Let me point this out first. I’m not a vegetarian coz Its hard to pretend to be one. However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t love vegetarian food. In fact, I often find that vegetarian food is more delicious than anything that has meat in it.

Chow Chow Noodles
Chow Chow Noodles

I think it’s because vegetarian chefs are much more careful and conscious of the flavors they use in their recipes. It’s just a theory, but it would explain why vegetarian foods are so damn good. (more…)

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Hellas Taverna : Experience the Food for the Gods

Manila, the country’s capital, is famous for it’s historical landmarks and great architectures with various influences. Apart from its old world glory, there’s a lot of new unique architectures and eminent eating out places to visit.

Souvlakia Pork
Souvlakia Pork P320

In the midst of the humid coastal city populated by happy people, a cozy and outlandish Greek restaurant can be found. A new place called Belagio Square now hosts an authentic Greek specialty restaurant that offers good tasting Greek dishes like Mousaka, Taramosalata and Souvlakia;  a popular delightful Greek food consisting of small pieces of pork or chicken with vegetables perfectly grilled on a skewer. (more…)

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Benguet Blend Coffee @ Tam-awan Village Cafe

Tam-awan Village in Baguio City is not only popular as a cultural hub for the Cordillera people, This place also offers good food and… Flavorful Coffee! Unlike Barako which is also a popular Philippine coffee with a pungent and nutty flavor, Benguet blend has a sweeter aroma and is full-bodied Arabica.

Tam-awan Village Cafe - Tam-awan Salad
Fresh Tam-Awan Salad

Aside from their famous Benguet Blend Coffee, I also ordered Tam-awan Salad P90.00 – a delightful mix of fresh vegetables like Parsley, Carrots, Cucumber, Tomato, Lettuce, Green Bell Pepper, Apple and Basil with Honey Mustard Dressing. (more…)

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Home cooked vegetables still the best

In time with the Department of Health’s HL to the Max program or a revitalized Healthy Lifestyle campaign. Eating a balanced diet particularly consisting mostly of old home-cooked vegetables is still the most important aspect of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Chopsuey
Home cooked Chopsuey

According to Davao Medical Center Consultant, Diabetes Specialist Dr. Roy Ferrer, people nowadays should not forget what their grandparents believe that the most nutritious food are vegetables prepared in their homes. (more…)

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Greek Dinner @ Zuzuni Restaurant

Even before I made my decicion to revisit Boracay for a food trip, Zuzuni is first on my list of restaurants to visit. It may sound Japanese but Zuzuni is actually a Greek word which means “cute little bug” and it is a term of endearment for friends, family and pets just like how Ilonggo people use the word “Pangga”.

Zuzuni Restaurant Greek Pita Pizza with Feta and Olives
Greek Pita Pizza with Feta and Olives

Zuzuni Restaurant is an ideal restaurant for honeymooners since it has a romantic appeal specially if you chose to eat at their alfresco dining right in front of the beach. The restaurant has a neat layout and the interior Décor is cozy, tropical inspired and minimalist. (more…)

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