Healthy and Organic Crops Available in Desmond Farm Leave a comment

Desmond Farm and Partners, Incorporated (DFPI) is now producing and selling healthy and organic crops such as kardis (pigeon pea), kalabasa (squash), varieties of banana, mani (peanut), sili (chili pepper), etc.

Health Benefits of Kardis or Pigeon Pea

  1. A good source of protein and dietary fiber
  2. Rich in vitamins such as thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese.

Numerous Health Benefits of Kalabasa or Squash include:

  1. Beneficial for heart
  2. Good for weight loss
  3. Prevents cancer
  4. Makes bone healthy
  5. Maintains and improves eye health
  6. Good for colon health
  7. Boosts the immune system
  8. Rich in vitamins and minerals (vitamin C, vitamin A, magnesium, folate, copper, riboflavin, phosphorus)
  9. Prevents constipation
  10. Vegetable source of protein
  11. Helps fight diabetes
  12. Regulates blood pressure
  13. Rich in antioxidants
  14. Reduces cholesterol levels
  15. Good in asthma prevention
  16. Maintains healthy skin
  17. Prevents skin aging
  18. Promotes hair growth

Health Benefits of Saging Tundan (Chinese Tundan) – Bananas

  1. The best fruit sources of vitamin B6
  2. A good source of vitamin C
  3. Contains manganese that is good for our skin
  4. Contains potassium that is good for heart health and blood pressure
  5. Aids digestion and helps beat gastrointestinal issues
  6. Contains three natural sugars (sucrose, fructose, and glucose) — giving us fat and cholesterol-free source of energy

Main Health Benefits of Mani (Peanuts)

  1. Supports heart health
  2. Helps a person maintain a healthy weight
  3. Manages blood sugar level

Peanuts are also rich in protein, healthful fats, and dietary fiber.

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