The herbaceous Silene stenophylla plant, grown from fruit seeds stored more than 30,000 years ago.
Research examined the benefits of zinc on pneumonia recovery. It has found out that zinc mineral can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia who are deficient with the mineral.
Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and grains are good sources of dietary fiber. It is the component of food that cannot be digested or broken down into energy.
Alugbati is a common backyard plant in the Philippines where it is used as vegetable and source of herbal medicine. They either propagate the green or the purplish red variety.