Mustasa: Tagalog-English Translation Of “Mustasa”

What Is Mustasa In English? (Answers)

MUSTASA – There are several Filipino words that do not have a direct translation in English, that’s why we need context to fully translate them.

Mustasa: Tagalog-English Translation Of "Mustasa"

In this article, we are going to take a look at the vegetable commonly known in the Philippines as “mustasa“, its English name, and benefits.

The word is often referred to as “mustard greens“. In most western countries, the leaves, instead of the seeds is what’s more commonly known as it is used to make “mustard“.

Along with this, the vegetable is also featured in one of the most popular Filipino children’s rhyme, Bahay Kubo.

Health Benefits

According to an article from Clean Plates, mustard greens are packed full of energy-boosting, heart-healthy, and disease-fighting nutrients.

They contain high levels of calcium, magnesium, folic acid, and vitamin K, which is important for bone health. In addition, it also contains antioxidants and minerals and could be used to help fight cancer.

Studies have also shown that it could help with the following:

  • lower cholesterol
  • have healthier skin
  • richer hair
  • boost immunity

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