Top 6 Philippine fruits and vegetables

I love fruits and vegetables. Since I went vegetarian on 2001 I make sure to eat plenty of it.

Today I bought a kilo of guavas. Filipinos are very fortunate to live in a tropical country where plenty of fruits and vegetables grow. These staple food crops can be easily grown in home gardens and are sold affordably in the markets. They also provide great health benefits.

“Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which help nourish your body and keep you protected from diseases. They are also low in fat and calories, which make them excellent for weight management,” says Dr. Nicky Montoya, president of MediCard Philippines, a leading health maintenance organization provider in the country.

Some of the most nutritious and inexpensive fruits and veggies that you can easily find around your locality include:

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