kangkong Filipinos consider one of their favorite foods. This is due to the many nutrients and vitamins it contains, therefore, they consider it a “super food”.
This vegetable also known as water spinach has been recently shown to be a harmful seed, according to a recent study. It has been distinguished by an agricultural authority as detrimental to crops, the ecosystem, people and livestock. Due to ignorance, the most noxious weeds have been introduced into the ecosystem. These are actually the plants that grow aggressively and multiply very quickly and without control and visualization of adverse effects in contact or ingestion.
be careful kangkong
Be very careful in how you cook and what this plant, as it may end up with a case of Fasciolopsiasis. This is a condition that is caused by the fasciolopsis Buski, a large parasitic intestinal parasite that can be found as larvae cysts set in the water plant and other vegetables. The cyst in humans and pigs chance releases and anchored to the intestinal wall, causing indigestion, abdominal pain, and allergic reactions. If the condition is left untreated, it can be fatal. For this reason, it is recommended that is fried or boiled before consumption.