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By Cheshire Que

In 2019, revenues from vitamin and mineral supplements in the Philippines totaled about $ 294 million.

Here are five supplements that are locally abundant products used for making supplements in the Philippines.

Anona muricata
Endemic: Central America, Southeast Asia
Health benefits
• Help in case of hyperglycemia, irregular heartbeat, tuberculosis, colon and breast cancers, pain and plaque build up in the arteries.
• Its leaves have been found to fight cancer cells and diabetes

Momordica charantia
Endemic: Asia, Africa
Health benefits
• Increases beta cell production in the pancreas, improving the body's ability to produce insulin.

Moringa oleifera
Endemic: Central and South America, as well as the Philippines
Health benefits
• Increases milk production and production in lactating and lactating mothers.
• antioxidants.
• Contains seven times more vitamin C than oranges, four times more calcium and twice as much protein as milk, four times more vitamin A than carrots and three times more potassium than bananas.

Garcinia mangostana
Endemic: Southeast Asia
Health benefits
• Skin infections, wounds, amoebic dysentery, diarrhea and cholera.
• Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral.

Persea americana
Endemic: south-central Mexico, but widely grown in tropical countries.
Health benefits
• higher potassium
content as banana.
• Rich in monounsaturated fats that increase high density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol.
• Lowers bad cholesterol and helps relax blood vessels, lowering blood pressure.
• antioxidant

Sources: Krizia Erika O. Paylago, certified nutritionist

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