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jackfruit

Largest fruit in the world... can weigh up to 80 lbs! It looks looks like a giant dinosaur egg with short, thorny spines on it, up to 3 ft long! (1m) The orange flesh is sweet and tart, like a cross between a mango and peach. High in fiber. Seeds edible also. Actually related to mulberries somehow. High in vitamin C for virus and bacteria protection, white blood cell support, rich in phytonutrients, lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. Anti-ulcer properties, helps constipation, cleaning colon. Used for healthy eyes,(macular degeneration, night blindness), skin, energy, heart support, blood pressure, asthma, bones, osteoporosis, anemia, thyroid, hormone production. Used as meat replacement (main course) by many.
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Another victim of Christmas eve celebrations was Roberto Mariano, whose right leg was hit by a stray bullet while he was walking on Nangka village, in eastern suburban Marikina City.
6 Upa' panto' Eugeissonia utilis 6 Engkala Litsea garciae 5 Buah asam Mangifera decandra 5 Rembai Baccaurea motleyana 4 Tubo' [Bamboo shoots] 4 Karet/getah Harvea braziliensis 3 * Kayo' engkelong Shorea quadrinervis 3 Daun koko Theobroma cacao 3 Asam pauh Mangifera petandra 2 Nangka Artocarpus heterophyllus 2 Buah rungan Carica papaya 2 * Tucung kecala' Etlingera elatior 2 * Daun sabong Gnetum gnemon 2 Petai Parkia speciosa 2 * Wi [various species of rattan].
The net proceeds of the private placement, if all special warrants are sold, shall be $12,845,625, which shall be used to fund further exploration on the Company's Martapura diamond project, to fund initial exploration programs on the recently announced gold exploration projects of Putussibau, Pulau Maya, Batu Dayreuh and Sungai Keriyau in Kalimantan and Pasir Nangka in Java, and for general working capital.
In his speech keynoting the formal launching of the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH at Nangka village in suburban Marikina City on Friday, Aquino said the multi-million project leverages on advanced science and technology to mitigate the impacts of natural hazards.
C 439 057, Bogor Kelensuak, D 370, 398 (K)ensuak 440 355 Bogor Kelili E,H 441 WTM Sibau Ci,E 442 Nipis kulit Ci,E 443 Paregi Cii 444 518 Bogor Keranjik C tikus 445 Nyatuh, Ci (Sebalpau) 446 Nyatuh E durian 447 Nyatuh E nangka 448 Pudu Cii 449 348, 486 Bogor Libang Bi 450 WoR ?
According to the company, it would be building the mini hydro projects in Rodriguez City (Sitio Wawa, San Isidro and San Jose), San Mateo City (San Mateo), Marikina City (Tumana and Nangka 4) and Antipolo City (Hinulugang Taktak and Nangka 1).