Pastillas healthiest foods and the miracle food as well,

Pastillas
is a sweet and sugary dessert that is well known and loved by many people in
the Philippines. You can make this dessert without cooking at all or you can do
a bit of cooking to make this delicious treat.

     Pastillecay is sweet and delicious and
there is a little hint of malunggay taste. It was made powdered malunggay with
mashed sweet camote. The flavor of malunggay was completely concealed by milk ;
malunggay is called a miracle vegetable because it is not only a food, it is
also a medicine. Dubbed as one of the healthiest foods and the miracle food as
well, malunggay is also one of the cheapest and easy to find leafy vegetables
here in the Philippines. In fact, it has seven (7) times in amount of Vitamin C
as compared with orange fruit, four (4) times the calcium in milk, four (4)
times the vitamin A in carrot and three (3) times the potassium of banana.

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     Malunggay leaves are loaded with nutrients,
especially vitamins and mineral. Regular consumption of malunggay can greatly
help in preventing micronutrient deficiency (especially among children), a
condition that is still popular in many parts of the country.

     Aside from malunggay, we also add camote(mashed)
which are high in many important nutrients. They contain a good amount of fiber
as well as vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese and several other vitamins and
minerals.

 

One
medium cooked sweet potato contains approximately: (1)

103
calories, 23.6 grams carbohydrates, 2.3 grams protein,0.2 gram fat, 3.8 grams
dietary fiber, 21,907 international units vitamin A (438 percent DV), 22.3
miligrams vitamin C (37 percent DV), 0.6 milligram manganese (28 percent DV), 0.3
milligram vitamin B6 (16 percent DV), 541 milligrams potassium (15 percent DV),
1 milligram pantothenic acid (10 percent DV), 0.2 milligram copper (9 percent
DV), 1.7 milligrams niacin (8 percent DV), 0.1 milligram thiamine (8 percent
DV)and 30.8 milligrams magnesium (8 percent DV)