Ampalaya Chips

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ABSTRACT

This study intends to resolve the problems of a parent and a child regarding on the vegetable that most children do not eat, the ampalaya. The investigation will be conducted by making Ampalaya chips which we aim to give interest to it for children. Our objective would be to create a better way for children to eat vegetables. Another is to help guardians make a much more create and fun way to feed children vegetables and to make a cheap and easy snack for everyone especially children.

CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
Momordica charantia also known as Bitter Melon is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in the Amazon, Carribean, South east Asia such as Philippines for its edible fruit. Ampalaya or bitter melon also known as bitter gourd as the name implies has a bitter taste due to the presence of Momordicin, and is believed to be among the most bitter of all vegetables.
Ampalaya Bitter Melon is a climbing vine that grows up to 5m, with tendrils up to 20cm. long. Amplaya leaves are heart-shaped, 5-10 cm across, cut into 5-7 lobes. Each Ampalaya Bitter Melon plant bears separate yellow male and female flowers. Ampalaya bears fleshy green fruit, oblong shaped with pointed ends, ribbed and wrinkled, bursting when mature to release seeds. Ampalaya seeds are flat with ruminated margins.

A. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Bitter melon or Ampalaya is said to be the most bitter of all vegetables of cooking in Asian countries. Different countries formulate their own dishes and improve its cultivation for a higher demand in the market. Ampalaya is also used in the field of medicine and it contributes to aid treatment of different illness. Furthermore, children do not like eating vegetables particularly if it is Ampalaya because of its bitter taste. However, Ampalaya has a unique nutrient that gives a healthy body and…...

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